What the hell is wrong with the British people?
Why have they voted for five more years of hell under the Tories? Why!!! Why!!!! Is it simply ignorance or greed? Do people think that the improving economy, if indeed it really is improving, is going to make them more wealthy? If there has been any improvement it has been at the expense of the poorest in our society who have been hit the hardest by austerity measures. Also you can be certain that any improvement to the economy will affect only the wealthy. Foolish people have condemned us all to five more years of Tory policy which benefits only the rich.
I cannot tell you just how shocked and angry I am.
If you voted Tory consider:
Just on the issue of the NHS alone you should not have voted Conservative – Your vote just brought us closer to the end of the NHS
Basically if you voted Tory you have voted for the privatisation of our NHS, the eventual end to free health care?
Consider do you really want private profit hungry big business carrying out surgery, performing scans, X-rays and other diagnostic tests. Never forget that with all private business profit is the main motivation. Making private business responsible for your health care is a slippery slope to the end of the NHS as we know it.
So far a third of the NHS has gone to the private sector, after five more years how much more will be sold off.
If you voted for the Conservatives you also voted for:
“It’s the uncertainty that gets to me,” Shirley says, despondently. “These contracts only work one way – they don’t offer any flexibility even if you wanted it because if you turn down hours you suffer. One of the girls had her hours permanently reduced because she asked the line manager for a day off to take her child to the doctors. From that day on her card was marked”.
Low Pay – in 2014 two out of three people took jobs with low pay
Two thirds of people who “found” work in 2014, ended up in a job which pays less than the living wage (which is not that much higher than the minimum wage). Many have found themselves in work that is “employment” in name only: in zero hours jobs which for many means just that – no hours = no pay. Many have ended up in workfare and training schemes all designed to coerce people into working for little or no pay.
Food banks – over one million people now use food banks including 330, 000 children
Every day people in the UK go hungry for reasons ranging from redundancy to receiving an unexpected bill on a low income. Trussell Trust foodbanks provide a minimum of three days emergency food and support to people experiencing crisis in the UK.
2013-14 foodbanks fed 913,138 people nationwide. Of those helped, 330,205 were children.
“In spite of the erroneous signs of economic recovery, people are becoming poorer as more people are relying on food banks than ever before.”
Read About food Banks in Maidenhead:
“At just pushing 9.30 AM, the Maidenhead foodbank was rammed with people. Shelves were stacked ceiling-high with tinned food and bags of pasta and it felt more like a UN posting in a war zone than sleepy Berkshire.”
http://munchies.vice.com/articles/people-are-relying-on-foodbanks-in-the-uk-more-than-ever – Maidenhead is a well to do town in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead. Not the sort of place that springs to mind when we think of people who need food banks.
The continuation of the unfair bedroom tax – Tories propose to raise this unfair tax.
More cuts to welfare for sick and disabled people and the unemployed – The Tories want to cut benefits by 12 billion:
Relentless cuts, low pay and welfare sanctions and other policies have sent millions of the already poor into even deeper poverty, and have pushed many into poverty who weren’t before. And for some there have been tragic results. Who thought that in 21st century UK we’d have people driven to suicide, people starving to death, and unnecessary deaths triggered by stress and hardship.
Since 2010 when the coalition came into power homelessness has risen by as much as 55 percent and in London people sleeping rough has risen even more dramatically by a huge 80 percent since 2010!
HOMELESS levels in England have increased every year since the Tory-led coalition took power, the government’s own figures revealed
“…the Conservative Party promises to continue cutting government spending by a further 2% over the next two years if it is returned to power. This would not be as fast as the rate of cutting from 2010-2012, but it would be faster than the rate from 2012-2014. This will only serve to hinder British growth further.
According to Oxfam, the government’s austerity policies have devastated Britain’s middle and working classes in a variety of ways:
- As a result of austerity, an addition 800,000 British children will live in poverty over the next decade.
- Over the same period, 1.5 million working age adults will fall into poverty.
- By 2018, 900,000 public sector workers will have lost their jobs.
- The bottom 10% of British earners will have seen their incomes fall 38% over this government’s five year term.
Indeed, when we adjust for inflation, British workers have seen continual reductions in their wages over the course of this parliament”:
The Killing of our wild animals
Don’t forget that your vote condemns wild animals to suffering and death. If you voted Tory you have voted for the possible reinstatement of the barbaric so-called sport of fox hunting and the continuation of the badger cull/ massacre.
The badger cull will be extended across the country
Cameron wants to repeal fox hunting ban:
Badger culls would continue under new Tory government:
With regard Cameron’s obsession with repealing the fox hunting bill, ask yourself:
What does this say about the mentality of this man who has the power to affect people’s lives? With the exception of the very rich, for most of us his policies have been a serious detriment. Most particularly for benefit claimants: sick, disabled and the unemployed. Also for the “hard working people” who are rewarded with low wages and zero hours contracts.
I despair this morning I feel sick at heart at the very thought of five more years of austerity for those of us who are sick, disabled, unemployed, and poor, those whose lives are already a living hell. If you voted Tory, do you not care that the rise in wages are the lowest since Victorian times. Do you not care that your fellow citizens have to use food banks – most are people in work who earn so little they do not have enough to eat!!!!! Do you not care that as a result of the Tories welfare reforms a diabetic died because he had no money to keep his insulin refrigerated , he was sadly was just one of thousands who died as a result of these wicked reforms.
Tory voters: Do you not care that the NHS is falling apart.
Are the British people so selfish that they no longer care for the underdog. Are they so stupid that they are willing to pay more and more for their energy. Are they so ignorant that they really believe life will now improve for us all in this the land of multimillionaires and billionaires who have accured more wealth while the rest of us have suffered under austerity.
Do you Conservative supporters think it is right that the UK now has more billionaires in residence than anywhere else on Earth while people rely on food banks, low income and in some cases no income as a result of benefit sanctions?
It has been announced that BT have made Two and half billion pounds profit , does it not bother you that they are allowed to make this money at your expense while people in our country starve to death? Live in poverty with no hope, no future?
While the Tories strive to end our welfare system they hand out tax breaks to corporations.
Does it not bother you Tory voters that while the government cut vital benefits to sick and disabled people and the unemployed they handed out what amounts to benefits to corporations to the tune of £85 billion. During the last four years the drastic and unfair welfare reforms instigated by Labour have been progressively slashed still further by the coalition government resulting in thousands of deaths, including suicides, huge increases in homelessness misery and despair with more and more poverty-stricken people needing to resort to food banks. As unbelievable as it is people here in the UK have starved to death as a result of the government’s vicious welfare reforms.
Did you know that our privately run train service is kept afloat as a result of billions of pounds of grants provided by you the tax payer and that Amazon have paid less in corporation tax to the UK than it has received in government grants.
While the poor get poorer the rich get richer aided by government hand outs. Since the last election the wealth of the richest has increased by 11% while most of us have suffered the consequences of austerity measures, the most devastating of which have been the drastic cuts to benefits to sick and disabled people.
… research by the Equality Trust, which campaigns to reduce inequality in the UK, found that the richest 100 families in Britain in 2008 had seen their combined wealth increase by at least £15bn, a period during which average income increased by £1,233. Britain’s current richest 100 had the same wealth as 30% of UK households,
Do you conservative voters not want a better world where all people have enough to live on, not only the essentials of life but enough to have a quality of life. Doesn’t the rise in capitalist greed and exploitation of our fellow human beings, other animals and the environment disgust you? Don’t you Conservatives feel ashamed that while the one percent own and of course control the majority of the vast resources of our world people die from want of food and clean water. While BT share holders enjoy their two billion plus people struggle to survive in Nepal – this huge amount of money would seriously help the thousands who are left in poverty after the earthquake in one of the poorest countries in the world.
Five more years of a Tory government will see the end of us all, the end of just and fair society.
Shame on anyone who voted Tory while benefits are being stripped from disabled people, people who are too sick to work who can in many cases barely cope with day-to-day living yet are considered fit to work and for non compliance are left destitute with no income, not even the means to obtain food, shelter or warmth, all of which are basic human rights that we all should demand. While food banks open at an alarming hitherto unparalleled rate and people die in their own homes from cold here in the sixth richest country in the world, the rich get richer.
Well I could go on and on the list of misery as a result of the Tory government is long and protracted.
Frankly if I had the wherewithall I would leave this damn country.
…the real victims of the Tory triumph will be the poor, disabled and workers on low wages and zero hours contracts. The welfare state itself is under threat.
The victims will be everybody who relies on a National Health Service threatened by privatisation and cuts.
We fear for everybody who isn’t rich or wealthy.
I fear for the future of the NHS and the welfare state, I fear for us all including wild animals and the environment – whats to stop this government steaming a head with fracking our countryside. Nothing absolutely nothing.
Thank you all you self-centred, ignorant, easily led Tory voters, you have taken us further from social justice, a fair and equal world and a safe environment not only for us but for future generations.