Thursday's letters: What are your fellow readers writing in about today?



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Landlords getting rich at the expense of taxpayers

Oxford Mail:

12:43pm Thursday 21st May 2015

ALL housing benefit should be stopped and then Oxford landlords will have to bring rents down in line with wages and incomes.

Why are cars allowed to obstruct so many streets?

Oxford Mail:

12:41pm Thursday 21st May 2015

THE letter by Laura Hook about parking permits in today’s Oxford Mail (May 18) took my mind back into the past.

Lack of a referendum on EU lost Miliband election

Oxford Mail:

12:40pm Thursday 21st May 2015

ANEURIN Bevan must have had two dreams in the immediate post-war years.

There are good and bad apples in the police force

Oxford Mail:

12:39pm Thursday 21st May 2015

IN your article about a policeman sacked for lying that his car had been stolen (May 13), not only to his colleagues but also to the insurance company which actually forked out the value of the vehicle, you quote Det Chief Supt Tim De Meyer as stating “...there no place in the police for those who do not act with integrity. Thankfully, cases such as this are rare...”

Roundabout cash could have been better used

Oxford Mail:

12:38pm Thursday 21st May 2015

ALL the people I have spoken to feel that the £1.6m cost of redesigning The Plain roundabout could have been better used. Except for buses, all traffic going to and coming from the John Radcliffe Hospital has to use Headley Way.

Officer’s complacency over postal votes is scandalous

Oxford Mail:

12:37pm Thursday 21st May 2015

I AM one of the people affected by the failure of Vale of White Horse District Council to deliver postal votes, and I find this saga, and the complacent attitude of the returning officer, David Buckle, scandalous.

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