.@Theresa_May, here’s your #ScaredSociety – and a life lost to your ‘burning injustice’


This has been one of the hardest articles I’ve written – to maintain objective distance to write about a tragedy that has me close to tears and a callousness that makes my blood boil. I’ve done my best and I hope I’ve done one man and his family justice, at least.

Today, Theresa May gave a speech in which she spoke of a ‘shared society‘ and pledged to end its ‘burning injustices‘ – as if she’s not fully aware that the worst of them are caused by the policies and worldview of her party.

I’d like to tell her about one of those burning injustices. One that it’s too late for her to end, even if there had been a shred of sincerity in her speech.

Liverpool man Charles James Agnew – Chuck to his friends and family – was a human being. Loving, compassionate, flawed…

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