The poor must pay down the debt – sanctioned man loses his leg

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,536 Sunday 28 August 2016. Dear Mrs May, Salford’s Unemployed & Community Resource Centre reports that David (no surname given) was repeatedly sanctioned, “This resulted in him being unable to control his diabetes because he had no money for food. This caused diabetic ulcers which became infected […]

Grinding the faces of the poor in the dirt

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,238 Thursday 22 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Tonight in a country in which the poor are being driven into poverty and despair to pay down a debt they had no part in creating and where the richest are being awarded handouts and whose wealth is increasing, […]

We are not vassals of the state and should never be treated as such

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,219 Saturday 03 October 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, We are all born into a world run by, so called, elites and the problem is that most of us are not invited to the party. We are born into servility, set by the few against the many, to […]

Thank goodness we have the poor to pay off the debt

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,143 Friday 10 July 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, I’m curious, George Osborne proudly announced in the budget ‘the sale of Government assets this year will deliver the largest privatisation proceeds of all time, higher than the previous record in 1987’. Apparently ‘£32billion of state-owned assets will be […]

Welfare dependency is a life line, not a crime

A letter a day to number 10. No 1,128 Thursday 25 June 2015. Dear Mr Cameron, Before I get on to welfare dependency today, let’s just clear up the issue of those who abuse the system. It is part of the great diversity of human nature that some people will always take advantage of situations […]