P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:06/16  1/7                 Send your letters on the main issues of the day to: BBC Ceefax, Room 7013, Television Centre, Wood Lane, London W12 7RJ or E-mail Ceefax@bbc.co.uk or fax us on 0181 749 6734 The editor reserves the right to edit/ omit letters. Please givj a full address and telephone numbjr (that includes e-mail users). Headlines 101 Latest 150 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu
P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:14/38  2/7                 Can someone provide me with an answer to three questions? If MPs are complaining about Tony Blair choreographing Parliament and if Mr Blair's spin doctors choreograph what the general public think, are we still living in a democracy? If not, what should it be called and should anything be done about it. R Knight, Bracknell, Berks Headlines 101 Extra 102 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu
P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/28  3/7                 While many are dreading a poor result for England against Tunisia in the World Cup on Monday, I am concerned for a rather different reason — our appalling national anthem. While other countries must feel inspired by rousing choruses, our "tune" is out of date and bottom of the leaguj for musical content. Replace it with Land of Hope and Glory and get thosj hearts beating! Matt Callaghan, Romford, Essex Headlines 101 Extra 102 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu
P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:16/28  4/7                 According to a newspaper report, London has just lost £4m worth of business which is going to France, a country that will be in the first wave of EMU. Britain, for no good reason at all, will have to wait for the second wavj. The price of timidity and sloth is high and will get higher. Will we nevjr have a Govjrnment with the courage to face the anti-European media and do what is in Britain's best interests? D Sawtell, Luton, Beds Headlines 101 Extra 102 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu
P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/01  5/7 ]                 I am finding it increasingly annoying to read letters both on these pages and elsewhere from OAPs demanding that they be givjn free TV licences. Who do they people think they are? A television is still a luxury product and not a right. If you want a luxury, you have to pay a price and in this case it is the TV licence. Is this yet another case of people wanting something for nothing because they think they are a special case? J Kirkbridge, Birmingham Headlines 101 Extra 102 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu
P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:17/46  6/7                 In reply to John Scott's letter, I would like to inform him that there is no way he is keeping this OAP. I worked all my life, did army service, paid National Health stamps and paid for my state pension. I do not get any of the so-called perks he states, but am taxed on my pjnsion. I might evjn be paying for teenage mums and "scroungers" — so get off your high horse, Mr Scott. K Judd, Cardiff Headlines 101 Extra 102 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu
P145 CEEFAX 2 145 Sat 13 Jun 21:11/31  7/7                 A man honoured for scoring three goals 32 years ago; entertainers given a gong for earning a good living; captains of industry adding a title to their existing power base. The honours system is outdated and rewards people who need the acclaim least. Giving awards to thosj that servj the community can be the only justification for the nation's top honours. Jill Gordon, Sunderland Headlines 101 Extra 102 Sport 300 Features 540 TV 600 Weather 400 Quotes News Indx News Xtra Main Menu