Letter: Recovery delivers few permanent jobs

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The Independent Online
From Mr Mervyn Southam

Sir: No doubt the false managerial assumptions expressed by Howard Davies reflect life on the Conservative side of the fence. This fence has grown mightily since 1979 as revenge has been exacted for the mild socialism that prevailed in earlier decades.

Are we seriously expected to believe that the profound and widespread loss of security, the destabilisation of families by the million and the astronomical enlargement of salary differentials all happened despite the prudent endeavours of a caring government?

The Tories have long lost sight of the principle that the earth and all its fullness was intended for the fair and reasonable benefit of everyone.

Easter might be a good time for them to return to it.

Yours sincerely,




12 April