Painting over a child’s mural shows just a part of the Tories’ cruelty to children

Robert Jenrick: thanks to his actions – and those of his colleagues, someone should refer the Tory government to the NSPCC.

This should never have happened:

After saying there’s no money for anything, the Conservatives hired workers and sent them to a refugee detention centre for children – to paint over murals showing a smiling Mickey and Minnie Mouse, and other characters, because they didn’t want the kids there to feel comforted.

The minister responsible was Robert Jenrick, who overspent on his first campaign to be an MP, charged the public £100,000 for a third home he rarely used, and has given tens of millions of pounds worth of help to Tory donors.

The decision has been roundly condemned:

But when she was challenged on it, the Tory Financial Secretary to the Treasury – Victoria Atkins – actually had the front to tell Sophy Ridge her government wants to look after children “well”.

Here’s an example of how well the Tories look after children:

That’s right. Tories look after children in their care so well that they send them alone to hotels from which they know others have been taken. And what is the purpose of taking them? People trafficking? Dare I suggest sex trafficking?

Tories know what happens to these kids when the send them to places like that – but they send them anyway.

Would you call that looking after children well? Or would you call it something else?

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2 thoughts on “Painting over a child’s mural shows just a part of the Tories’ cruelty to children

  1. S.Hendry

    I felt sick reading this. This is what these morally degenerate tories have led us to.
    What an advert to the world.
    We must get rid of them!

  2. Hecuba

    Fascist tories enacting what they have always said – ‘you nasty refugees have no right to set foot in our sacred little england!’ The arrogance and stupidity of fascist tories is horrifying and they have the audacity to claim ‘we look after refugee children!’ Sure by sending them to austure sterile buildings where the warders ensure these children know they have no rights whatsoever and even breathing is a ‘privilege’ fascist tories give them!

    Remember the workhouses wherein impoverished women and their children were forced to reside and work for nothing because how dare women and their children claim right to financial aid! Well we know have the fascist tories’ version of workhouses which are prison barges and buildings designed to ensure refugee children know they are ‘non-human’ and not worthy of any compassion. Reminds me of the nazis!

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