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SALFORD SONGWRITER CREATES NATIONAL SACK ESTHER MCVEY CAMPAIGN TRACK
 

Star date: 5th February 2018

SACK ESTHER MCVEY TRACK GOES NATIONAL

'Take a look tell me can you see/She's never ever going to let you be
The vitriol she's aiming at the sick and at the poor...No more...'

Salford singer songwriter, Dominic Williams, has written a hard hitting track called No More (Sack Esther Now) which launches today, spearheading a campaign to get rid of Esther McVey, the controversial new Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions.

Full details here...


Esther McVey, cheerleader for the things like the Bedroom Tax, benefit sanctions, food banks and lots more, was recently reinstated in the Tory Government as Secretary of State for the Department of Work and Pensions, much to everyone's disgust, including Jeremy Corbyn who said her appointment would be "a cause for alarm for disabled people".

In January, a campaign was launched, backed by Salford TUC, to Sack Esther McVey Again, building on a previous successful campaign to get her sacked as MP for the Wirral (see previous Salford Star article – click here). And this week she had to step down from the advisory board of The Samaritans after a similar outcry.

Today, McVey is set to face questions in Parliament about DWP benefit cruelty, and, to coincide, a new hard hitting but catchy track is being launched called No More (Sack Esther Now), written and sung by Salford's Dominic Williams.

The track hits on issues like war on the poor and consequent benefit and sanction deaths, or 'de-population by stealth', with the chorus...

'Take a look tell me can you see
She's never ever going to let you be
The vitriol she's aiming at the sick and at the poor...No more...'

The track is both a catalogue of McVey's 'crimes' as a former Tory Employment Minister, and a call to arms for activists, or 'She'll finish what she's started/Now her foot's back in the door...'

"Yes, it is hard hitting, especially the second verse, but it's not far off the truth" says Dominic "That's what it seems to people and it's how people have been treated in the system. The number of people who have been declared fit and then died in a matter of days; it's like, 'Hello'...But you don't choose to live in poverty, circumstances dictate that, and it's wrong that we demonise them. It's easier to go after the ones who can't help themselves.

"I'm very passionate about things like the NHS and the way the DWP do these kind of things because I've seen what it does to people, and it's wrong" he adds "What price do you put on a life?"

Fifty year old Dominic, who's currently studying for a degree in English Language and Creative Writing at Salford University, has had his ups and downs in life and writes from experience. He reveals that he's not a prolific songwriter, the last track he wrote being a prize-winning song about loan sharks four years ago. But this one burnt its way out of his gut in half an hour...

"I got a text off a friend asking if I would be interested in writing a song for the campaign and it's something I passionately believe in, the rights of people" he explains "I read up a bit more about her and the song kind of wrote itself. If you're passionate it comes easy, and there was so much material to work with..."

So, we take it that Dominic doesn't like Esther McVey? "I'm not keen" he understates "The policies and the nature of the Conservative Party is very us and them."

And does he think that Esther will love the song? "I've been told it's got quite a catchy melody but I don't think she'd think much of the lyrics! But it's a political protest song that's not glossing over anything..."


To see the video featuring reasons to Sack Esther McVey and hear No More (Sack Esther Now) – click here

See also Salford Star article: Salford MP Rebecca Long-Bailey 'Horrified' By Death of Claimant Passed 'Fit For Work' By DWP - click here

Barrie Eckford wrote
at 07:48:24 on 09 February 2018
Can someone explain to me, why Salford Council are considering the placing a statue of a horse in Bexley Square? One point is that horses were part of the repression of hungry workers in the 1930's there. With the history of Salford and it's connection with the mining industry, a miner & his wife & family would be more appropriate; certainly not a horse.
 
John Sullivan wrote
at 09:14:02 on 06 February 2018
I absolutely agree with very word, Fester McVile is a Killer Queen, one of the main architects of the policies of , hate isolation,persecution m disenfranchisement, despair, hunger and death for disabled people. Her previous period at the DWP, transformed it into the department for Death Wish Policies, that have resulted in the deaths of at the minimum tens of thousands of disabled people since 2010,and the destruction of the quality of life for hundreds of thousands more. Fester McVile is truly evil, a Killer Queen who enjoys persecuting the disabled and the sick, and every death or suicide she regards as a victory. But her reappointment only proves that she is not alone in the Tory party, and has the full support of Theresa May inherit forthcoming campaign of hate, dearth or misery forthe disabled and the sick. Fester McVileis evil personified, a woman with the sick mentality of a true Nazi, because lest we forget, Hitler syatrted his idling spree with the disabled and the sick.
 
Gina Deacon wrote
at 08:48:24 on 06 February 2018
Totally agree! This woman is a career seeking, wealth driven parasite. She is not fit, to hold office & has proved time after time, that Equality/Rights do not focus in her Agenda.
 
The end wrote
at 19:37:18 on 05 February 2018
The left would be outraged by a song about them, but the hypocrisy of the Star backing bullying does not surprise me in any way.
 
Janice Whittaker wrote
at 11:41:16 on 05 February 2018
I am not disabled in anyway but I feel those who are should be treated with dignity and compassion and given the right help and support. This woman is so out of touch it makes my blood boil.
 
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