Letter: Cunningham: a philistine who forgets the grassroots The shadow minister of fun whose strength is elsewhere

Eeh bah gum and 'ecky thump! Whether or not Jack Cunningham knows 'owt about culture is a moot point, but it was interesting that Marianne Macdonald saw fit to mention his "blunt Northern vowels" to support her clearly negative view of his credentials. Must close now - seems there's trouble at t'mill.

Vicky Weatherby

Richmond, Surrey