Welcome to the new Independent website. We hope you enjoy it and we value your feedback. Please contact us here.

Letter: Euro-fiddles


Sir: Hamish McRae (Comment, 2 March) sets out the many economic advantages of a life outside Euroland, but stops short of arguing for or against British membership of the euro since "that is a decision that goes far beyond economics".

Very true - the political and constitutional ramifications of joining are also largely negative, not to mention the massive cost of conversion. Which leaves what, exactly?


Truro, Cornwall