Letter: In Brief

Sir: David Aaronovitch misunderstands the nature of Tory objections to state provision of health and education ("William Hague is leading his party into freedom (from government)", 29 April). It is nothing so highbrow as seeking to "relieve the burden of the collective on the individual". It is simply that the private provision of services - with lots of lovely profits, share dividends and directors' fees - makes it far easier for the Conservative Party's friends and contributors to line their pockets.

TOBY O'CONNOR MORSE

Bristol

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