Good to see that others agree

From: Roger M Dobson, Ash Street, Cross Hills.

HOW pleasing and satisfying it was to read the letter from your correspondent Colin Cawthray of Flamborough (Yorkshire Post, August 29) regarding proper deterrent penalties for using a mobile phone whilst driving.

At last there is someone on my wavelength on this subject and willing to stand up and be counted.

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Bar immigrants for more homes

From: Alan Carcas, Cornmill Lane, Liversedge

ONE way to alleviate the housing building and planning situation would be to stop importing people to do the jobs our own people won’t do.

With 2.5 million unemployed, we should be filling those jobs ourselves. And that includes the middle classes!

Boxing help

From: Gerard Foran, Inigo Road, Stonecroft, Liverpool.

I AM researching my father’s boxing record, Gus Foran. He fought a Leeds man, Johnny Brett, on February 29 1940 at Liverpool Stadium.

I would be grateful for any information and photographs of Johnny. Hope your readers can help.

Diesel fuming

From: Mrs JM Andrews, Back Lane, Easingwold.

LAST week the Thirsk branch of Tesco’s filling station was selling diesel at 139.9p per litre, the highest price for miles around.

Well done, Tesco, “Every Little Helps” – to hike up the cost of motoring and increase your profits.

Franglais 2012

From: Mrs June Wolfe, Sutherland Road, Lightcliffe, Halifax.

I HAVE checked on the calendar and it is not April 1, but I have just read, on good authority, that the official language of the 2012 Olympic Games to be held in London will be French! Mon dieu!