Letter: Wheel in the real opposition

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The Independent Online
WITH reference to the forthcoming Budget discussions, I have no doubt the BBC has all the old favourites ready to be wheeled in to be interviewed.

But instead of Lawson, Howe, Parkinson and Tebbit, could we not hear Callaghan, Benn, Heath, Barber, and of course, Denis Healey, who cut VAT from 10 per cent to 8 per cent. For all their so-called faults, they had to run the economy without North Sea oil. All they had were factories working day and night.

John Howard