Letter: Single Shropshire A&E on the way

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Following the various reports over the past two years on the shortage of consultants in our two A&E departments, it is surprising both have been kept open so far.

Letter: Reap rewards of leaving EU

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On a day when two depressing unidentified Remainers warn us through the letters page of the Shropshire Star that Brexit is gambling with the future of the UK and that we will soon become a laughing stock, I was heartened to see in the business press that an influential group which represents banks, finance firms and professional services and which was previously firmly in the Remain camp has done a U-turn.

Letter: No excuse not to chip dogs

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Despite the fact that microchipping of dogs has been compulsory for many months we are still getting stray dogs that are not chipped or whose chip details are not valid.

Letter: Making better use of £3 billion


The BBC’s Roger Harrabin, who is an environmental journalist not an energy or engineering one, and certainly not an engineer, says we’re not to worry about the lights going out, thanks to windmills and solar arrays.

Letter: Play to our strengths and not get out the begging bowl in exit deal

Given Prime Minister Theresa May’s stated objectives she should, when serving notice to leave under the Article 50 procedure, tell the European Commission that, whilst we are determined to sever all other formal ties with the European Union, if the member states wish to continue trading with us on the present basis the choice is theirs.

Letter: House of Lords is now redundant


The 806 members of the House of Lords are still pretending to be the Second Chamber to the House of Commons – both houses made such a mess of handing over our sovereignty that 80 per cent of our laws, now made by foreigners in Brussels cannot be refused or even amended – this means, to me that the House of Lords is completely redundant, inessential and unnecessary.

Letter: Telford & Wrekin Council first class

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Now that the dust has settled and the Conservative MPs Daniel Kawczynski and Owen Paterson have been slapped down by central government on the disbandment of Telford & Wrekin Council I suggest they look at the record of the council under Labour.