Monthly Archives: June 2017

The facts don’t lie, and nor do I – An open letter to Jeremy Hunt MP

What I find incredible is that a “senior” politician, a Minister of the Crown, no less. can spout such blatant lies on TV, potentially before the entire world, entirely without censure, it seems.

The article to which I refer has abundant footnotes in proof of the author’s statements.

Source: The facts don’t lie, and nor do I – An open letter to Jeremy Hunt MP

We need to talk about Diane Abbott. Now. (EXPLICIT CONTENT)

Read this, and consider how you would feel if this kind of abuse were to be hurled at you, or one of your loved ones.

It seems that even the “respectable” press has joined the red-tops in the gutter.

Jack Monroe

This is not a recipe. I wrote this as a series of tweets today and readers asked for it as a blog post, so here it is. Our politics may differ, so feel free to skip straight back to the recipes if that’s what you’re here for.


Right one of us political writer people needs to do this and it looks like it’s me. Grab a seat. I wanna talk about Diane.
Diane was first elected as an MP in 1987, the year before I was born. She has been dedicated to serving the British public for longer than I have even been alive. Hold that thought. Understand it.
Diane was the first black woman to have a seat in the House of Commons. She MADE HISTORY. Her father was welder, her mother a nurse. How many working class kids do we have…

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