Tory u-turn leaves Afghan refugees without food

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Andrew Howells
5 min readSep 29, 2023

As a rule, I tend to leave this Conservative government alone. Its consistent home goals satisfaction enough, in the knowledge that we’ll soon be rid of the talentless, self-serving, nepotistical scumbags.

And to be clear, I’m referring to the past and present members of Tory governments over the last decade, not the majority of conservative members of parliament (MP), who are perfectly capable of running the country, ethically and humanely whilst still managing to avoid economic meltdown.

Last week, Rishi Sunak, the UK’s Prime Minister and dead-man walking for re-election, announced that he will be rowing back on green pledges made by one of his previous colleagues. The odious rationale being that he is trying to save hard-pressed families from the unacceptable costs of green policies at this trying time.

His argument, which is a significant stretch in anybody’s books, implies that an out of touch Labour leadership can’t be trusted with the economy because of their greener, costlier policies, inflicting unnecessary hardship on those families (who have already suffered at the hands of previous conservative governments).

The evidence for ploughing this new Tory strategy furrow, is based on the…