Received this letter last week:
Dear Mr Miliband,
When you won the leadership contest for the Labour Party I was overjoyed. Finally we had someone who seemed more genuine than flair, and more compassionate than political machine.
In light of the heartless attacks on the most vulnerable by the Coalition, in February this year I joined the Labour Party, in order to provide whatever support I could to remove these heartless penny-pinchers from government, in the hope that Labour would look after sick and disabled people with more compassion and respect. Sadly, despite many opportunities, the Labour Party under your leadership has been conspicuous by its silence on the matter.
To say your response to Sonia Poulton's letter (co-signed by 2000 disabled people and their supporters) was disappointing would be an understatement. It was lacking in co...