YOUR correspondent of January 22 feels that 68 letters from Matthew Laverick seems to be more. I back Matthew to the hilt. Anyone who can chivvy and hassle authority has my vote.

Does he consider other regulars a bore, such as Mr Quarrie, Mr Robb or Mrs Robinson? People who write such sense and inform are to be applauded, after all we are fortunate to have free speech in our country.

Of course we do not all agree with everything they write, but they should keep on doing so.

We have a wonderful mix of opinions on the letters page.

Pamela Frankland, Hull Road, Dunnington, York.