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 A response to Yvette Cooper after her email re Labours response to Tory welfare reforms

Oh Yvette I’m furious with you. I have read your message.
“The reality is that Labour did oppose the Welfare Reform Bill yesterday; we voted for a Labour amendment that would have stopped the whole Bill altogether” 365 more words


Dear Earth - Return to Sender??

So, how’s it going? Life treating you well? Should be … I did do the whole suffrage thing for you (ha ha)! That aside, I’m afraid I’ve got some bad news for you. 907 more words

letter to my Labour MP who did not oppose the Tory Welfare bill (20th July)

Dear Toby Perkins,
I am writing to you because you abstained to vote on the 20th of July against the Tory welfare reforms.
These reforms will push many more people into real dire situations. 277 more words


Abstention as Abdication

For many who voted Labour in the 2015 General Election, their decision to abstain on the vote for the 2nd reading of the Tories’ Welfare Bill last night will come as nothing less than a betrayal. 983 more words


We vote to make change...

or so I thought…..The Tories will have the poor back in the workhouse and the Labour movement will just watch! What about Liberty, Egality, Fraternity….no wonder that we lost….I think by the time this is done we will have more Tolpuddle Martyrs…



Not today
Not at this minute
But still
Peoples mind race
to reach their own space
Heavy rain
Is always a pain

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