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Warning: This post was published more than 11 years ago.

I keep old posts on the site because sometimes it's interesting to read old content. Not everything that is old is bad. Also, I think people might be interested to track how my views have changed over time: for example, how my strident teenage views have mellowed and matured!

But given the age of this post, please bear in mind:

  • My views might have changed in the 11 years since I wrote this post.
  • This post might use language in ways which I would now consider inappropriate or offensive.
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Many thanks for your understanding.

From Auntie:

Dear Mr Pa.

Thank you for your letter to the prime minister, the contents of which have been noted.

Unfortunately, we cannot take up your suggestion but we suggest you contact your local MP or Citizens Advice Bureau.

That was Number Ten’s response to a letter from Tony Blair’s dad congratulating him on becoming Prime Minister. And to think… some say this government overlooks personal cases in favour of policies! Where on Earth did they get that idea from?

This 717th post was filed under: News and Comment.






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