Letter: Britain's 'two nations' revisited

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The Independent Online
Sir: Apropos Tony Blair's apparent U-turn over privatisation, would the heir to a wasted estate make it his first priority to buy back the family silver put in pawn to pay gambling debts? Rather, he might have to sell what remains of such assets in order to put his estate back on its feet as a going concern.

We owed Thatcher to Benn and Scargill: we will owe Blair to Major and Howard.


Great Shelford, Cambridgeshire