Letter: Major's free vote mystery

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Sir: As a pro-Common Marketeer, but definitely Eurosceptic, it is not an "irrational feeling of fear and anger" (Letters, 18 April) that worries me. It is a very rational fear, the reasons for which are firmly enshrined in the Maastricht treaty.

A single currency has far-reaching, irrevocable implications for Britain's future control of her own affairs, in respect of being at the diktat of the majority of member states.

At a time when Eastern Europe has been busily dismantling the rigid and stifling bureaucracy of a super-state, is not irrational for Western Europe to be hell-bent on creating its own?

BERNARD JUBY

Birmingham

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