Tory welfare reforms, Britain’s secret penal system

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,537 Monday 29 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, It is a sad fact that so many are misled by the idea that their disability or sickness has any relevance in the Work Capability Assessments (WCA). As the DWP recently pointed out to The Oxford Times, “decisions were […]

Iain Duncan Smith’s brutal legacy marches on

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,501 Sunday 24 July 2016. Dear Mrs May, Words are the candles of our souls, in which a brighter light shines but stumbles for expression. 1,500 letters are just my own flickering light of the struggle in Tory Britain. For reasons which are beyond comprehension, David Cameron […]

In the world of IDS child poverty can be eradicated simply by deleting it

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,357 Monday 29 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, Regarding child poverty a DWP spokesperson has said, “we’ve always been very clear that we will continue to publish low income statistics.” Odd, given that Iain Duncan Smith was adamant that he wanted to scrap the ‘official measure’ in […]

Glory be to Iain Duncan Smith and the end of the sickness delusion

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,356 Sunday 28 February 2016. Dear Mr Cameron, I entirely understand that the DWP no longer recognises sickness or disability in any form and that supporting people who are living with sickness or disability just encourages them in their delusion and promotes a dependent mentality in which […]