The people's lottery would be best run by the people and for the people. Let efficient National Savings take charge. Premium Bonds and the Lottery would run well in tandem. With the coming National Lottery Commission firmly in charge, Britain could have fund-raising free from greed.
At the same time, top prizes should be reduced to pounds 1m so that many more punters won the lesser amounts. The mid-week draw has lost its charm and should go. If there is any televising of results, it should be by way of a five-minute news slot on all channels without fee or favour.