Your news item "Ill wind for Cunningham" (16 November) failed to make clear that in opposing wind-farm developments in Cumbria, Jack Cunningham was representing the views ofmost of his constituents. Many Cumbrians dislike the idea that Sellafield is down the road. However, we are intelligent enough to realise that wind energy will never replace nuclear power.
Those of us who have attempted to create a sustainable lifestyle may now have our countryside ravaged by wind turbines. Developers have realised the benefits of generous subsidies and low start-up costs for wind farms and are planning to ring the Lake District with them.