My response to Brandon Lewis when he invited me to support the Conservatives

This has to be undoubtedly one of the most moving replies you have ever done Sue.

You really are one of the best bloggers out here with your depth of knowledge and skill for cutting right through the Tories bullshit, no matter who they are.

Never change pet x

A Geordie friend x

Politics and Insights

Image result for brandon lewis and theresa MayI was surprised to get the following email from Brandon Lewis, the Conservative party chairman, yesterday. 

I’ve published my response below the email.

Brandon lewis1Brandon Lewis 2brandon lewis 3My response:

I want to share some news with you Brandon,

I won’t ever be supporting the Conservatives. 

The government claims that austerity will ensure that our children don’t inherit debt. That’s utter rubbish. I have seen my 2 youngest sons struggle making ends meet and get through university. Their tuition fees cost a lot more than our young people are permitted to borrow through the student loans company to meet their living costs each year. Despite the poorest students struggling to get by, they will still come away from university with a debt that is the same size as my mortgage was in 2003. My sons also lost their Education Maintenance Allowance because of your government.  To be frank, your party have caused my family nothing but…

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