Open letter to North Norfolk MP Duncan Baker: “Surely it should be a criminal offence to encourage and help people to avoid paying taxes the government imposes and relies upon in order to fund public services, defence and policing?”
Author: Jeff Wood
Jeff Wood has lived in North Norfolk since 2015. For many years, he was Head of English at a Cambridge sixthform college where he taught adult Creative Writing classes and ran teacher-training workshops.
But, generally, people living in poverty don’t draw attention to themselves, don’t want to be noticed or patronised. Just like you and me, they do their best to look like everyone else. Visit the food bank by the back door. Discreetly choose clothes from the racks of charity shops.