Letters: WJ Blundell, February 6, 2015

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So Ronald Mortimer thinks the Labour Party is fragmented (Lynn News, Friday, Jan 23) and the Conservative Party is doing everything right.

Inflation down, unemployment down, fuel prices down, fastest growing economy in Europe – odd, all this so-called good news just before a general election, or am I being cynical?

I certainly don’t believe the employment figures. I would love to see how they work it out. Where are all these so-called jobs coming from? What type of jobs are they? Low pay, dead-end jobs, temp work, agency work, part-time, certain hours, zero hours contracts?

Remember, all the hundreds of thousands of jobs lost due to Tory policies were proper jobs with prospects.

After five years of Tory rule at the time of the general election, the vast majority of workers will be worse off financially.

You have to go back to the 1920s when that last happened.

Our armed forces have been decimated, so has the police, with more cuts to come.

Four-and-a-half years of Tory cuts and austerity in which time the poorest, sick and disabled have been beaten into submission while the rich have been given tax breaks. Those on benefits have been demonised and criminalised while the banks, who nearly brought the country to its knees, walk away with huge bonuses.

The public sector has been decimated, with more to come, and living standards destroyed.

A government is supposed to represent all of the people, not the few, so Mr Cameron, whatever happed to ‘we are all in it together?

WJ. Blundell

Cypress Place