Mistaken over policing costs

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From: Raymond Barry, Long Lane, Laytham, York.

REGARDING the FOI request that purportedly showed taxpayers had been hit with over £200,000 for policing Leeds United matches (The Yorkshire Post, January 3). Had the football match not taken place, would the taxpayers have been subjected to carefully calculated rebates? Would the officers involved have been put on unpaid leave for the match duration? Of course not.

From: Tim Radcliffe, Binns Lane, Holmfirth.

A jury found former Sheffield United footballer Ched Evans guilty of rape so I’ll go along with that. However, he served his time in prison. Who, I ask are the people who would wish to deny him the right to work?