Letter: The poorest always seem to bear the burden
Robert Largan writes of the hard work of the Conservative-led governments after the financial crash, but it was achieved by reducing spending on health and social services which affected the poorest while lowering the highest rate of tax for the wealthy.
The increase in the use of food banks is the legacy resulting from Conservative policies. A number of millionaires have increased their wealth during the pandemic while the poor have seen greater hardship.
A number of companies have sacked their workers and re-employed them on inferior terms. This should be made illegal. Workers cannot unilaterally vary the terms of their contracts. Employers should not be able to do so.
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