All the Bloody Terrible Stuff that the Tory Government has done

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  • Made a deal with the sectarian terrorist group – DUP

 

  • Pathetic response to the Grenfell tragedy.

 

  • Tories and DUP team up to vote  for emergency services cuts and pay freeze

 

  • Abolished the Department for Energy and Climate Change

 

  • Fought against reforms to Personal Independence Payments in court which would extend disability benefit to people with conditions such as dementia

 

  • Reduced the benefits cap (affecting the 116,000 of the poorest families in the UK). This has also put domestic abuse refuges at risk of closure.

 

  • Continued selling arms to Saudi Arabia, despite evidence that the Arab state has committed war crimes.

 

  • Cut funding for pharmacies by more than £200 million over 18 months

 

  • Spent £1.9 million building a Wall. (Sound familiar?) “Great Wall of Calais”

 

  • Not told anyone about a Trident missile malfunction weeks before the Commons voted to replace 4 nuclear submarines costing 40 billion.

 

  • Cancelled plans to allow unaccompanied child refugees into the UK. Then claiming there was no more room. The UK Gov then refused to consult with councils on capacity.

 

  • Told Scotland that ‘Now is not the time’ for an independence referendum despite dragging Scotland out of the EU when it collectively voted to stay.

 

  • Proposed jail sentences of up to 14 years for whistleblowers, and the prosecution of journalists who receive leaked documents.

 

  • Prison Crisis – which has seen officers walk out over concerns about safety and incidents of suicide and self-harm

 

  • NHS England Crisis –  deliberately underfunding the NHS (which has killed people- Elderly patient dies after a 35hr wait on a trolley as besieged A&Es shut their doors 42 times leaving nurses in tears and now the Red Cross warns of a humanitarian crisis) and privatising contracts.

 

  • Scrapped housing benefit for 18 to 21-year-olds. Charities have warned the policy will lead to thousands of young people becoming homeless.

 

  • Despite Turkey’s worsening human rights record – the UK Government is selling them British Fighter Jets for £100 million.

 

  • Abolished the Child Poverty Unit.

 

  • Introduced the “Snoopers Charter”, requiring internet and phone companies to store browsing histories for 12 months and giving the government access to the data.

 

  • Ruled out an inquiry into the Battle of Orgreave despite growing evidence that the South Yorkshire Police attacked and framed the miners.

 

  • Ignored WASPI women (a group that fights the injustice done to all women born in the 1950s affected by the changes to the State Pension Law (1995/2011 Acts).

 

 

  • Westminster (UK gov) refusing to give reassurance to EU nationals that they can continue to live/work in UK post Brexit.

 

  • Announced intention to repeal Human Rights Act

 

  • Announced plans for a ‘dementia tax’ to force the elderly to pay for their own care
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