“I am on your side,” says Theresa May.
To future generations who will lose the right to live, love, study, work, travel and retire in Europe, “I am on your side”.
To the million people using food banks, “I am on your side.”
To the increasing numbers of people, including children and ex service personnel, who are homeless and sleeping rough, “I am on your side.”
To the sick and disabled who have been under constant attack by her government for the best part of a decade, “I am on your side.”
To the people of Northern Ireland who fear a return to ‘the troubles’ due to her recklessness, “I am on your side.”
To those who have suffered as a result of the epidemic of knife crime that has occurred on her watch during her time as home secretary and prime minister, not least due to savage cuts in police numbers, “I am on your side.”
To those on ever increasingly waiting lists, due to government underfunding of the NHS, “I am on your side.”
To our teachers, parents and pupils, having to deal with the crisis in school funding, “I am on your side.”
To the old and infirm who do not get the social care they need and deserve, “I am on your side.”
To our country, which faces a bleak, uncertain future, thanks to her breathtaking incompetence and pig-headedness, a country is already a laughing stock throughout the world, “I am on your side.”