Just sent to @firstname.lastname@example.org:
Dear Mr Posner,
On 31st January, Durham County Council will sack all 2700 of its Teaching Assistants. On 1st January, it will rehire them on a 25 per cent pay cut.
Many will leave, through force of economic circumstances.
Most will stop doing much or all of the vast amount that they do over and above that which is contractually required of them, since they will need to take second jobs.
Recruitment will become practically impossible, and that appears to be the intention.
The adverse effects will be felt disproportionately by children with disabilities, and by children from Gypsy, Roma and Traveller backgrounds, as well as by children with English as an additional language, and by members of other ethnic minorities, socially excluded groups, and so on.
Since the disabled and GRT people were of course victims of the Holocaust on an enormous scale, I am writing to ask you to reconsider the position of the Leader of Durham County Council, Councillor Simon Henig, as a Patron of the Anne Frank Trust.
His continuation in that position would be likely to result in well-publicised demonstrations against your organisation’s events and projects by disabled people and our supporters, by campaigners against racism, and by others, including members of the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller community.
Such demonstrations would also be highly likely at County Hall in Durham, at the venues of Councillor Henig’s surgeries, at his places of work, at his home, and so forth.
Councillor Henig’s surgeries are held on the first Tuesday of the month at Chester-le-Street library at 6:30pm, on the second Friday of the month at Bullion Hall in Chester-le-Street at 10am, and on the second Friday of the month at the Brockwell Centre in Pelton Fell at 11am.
Councillor Henig’s places of work are The David Goldman Informatics Centre, St Peter’s Way, Sunderland, SR6 0DD; Forster Building, Chester Road, Sunderland, SR1 3SD; and Priestman Building, Green Terrace, Sunderland, SR1 3PZ.
Councillor Henig’s home is 22 Rickleton Avenue, Chester-le-Street, County Durham, DH3 4AE.
I trust that those to whom this email has been copied [mostly a long list of Gypsy, Roma, Traveller and anti-racist activists, some of them very radical indeed] will spread the word far and wide.
With every thanks in anticipation of your speedy action.