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Letter: In Brief

Sir: As a doctor, people often ask me, "Are you a rising star of the Conservative Party?" to which I reply, "I think we'd better double your medication." There is, I believe, a Tory health spokesman who shares my name, but as I am a former Independent columnist I'd hoped that this paper at least would not confuse our photographs ("Hague looks for team of fresh faces", 10 March). Either you agree to give a gratuitous plug to my astonishing new book Trust Me, I'm a Doctor (Metro, pounds 9.99). Or you don't.