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Time for a new order

Perhaps the time is overdue for a new political party to be formed - I call it New Order.

It would need someone like Nigel Farage to act as their spokesperson, similar to Nicola Sturgeon for the SNP.

No lack of commitment in what is said, or clarity for the electorate, that the Labour Leader sadly lacks.

The new party would, I think, entice existing MPs from most parties who feel as frustrated as some of the electorate, in as much that we want them to “get on with it”.

You have had two and a half years in dealing with Brexit and achieved nothing.

So far the Labour Leader has not taken up the invitation from the PM - two and a half years too late, methinks.

I have empathy for the PM as she had to pick up the mantle from David Cameron, who failed to provide the clarity in the first referendum, and then walked away.

If there is an extension to Article 50, then bring on the New Order.

All of the platitudes we hear from our political leaders remind me of the saying “Kind words butter no parsnips”.

Nick Le Bosquet, Beatty Court, Old Town

Lack of compassion

I couldn’t believe what I was reading in Jeff Adams’ letter (Wishful thinking, 12 Jan), in which he berated the Webb brothers. I don’t know either of the Webb brothers, but what I do realise is that they both show compassion to the less fortunate in our society.

Mr Adams doesn’t target any one particular group of people in his venomous letters, he targets anyone that he sees as being both different and inferior to himself, eg migrants, refugees, asylum seekers or those in the LGBT community.

Mr Adams masquerades as a socialist; real socialists fight for and defend the rights of minority groups, they don’t ridicule them as Mr Adams does at every given opportunity. Mr Adams is not a socialist, he is a right-wing bigot and would be welcomed by Britain First, UKIP, EDL and other such appalling political organisations.

W Thomas, Ferndale Road, Swindon

It was democratic

Oh dear, it seems as if Swindon’s Lib Dem leader Con Stan Pajak is either unable or unwilling to accept the democratic will of the majority with regard to the EU referendum.

In his letter of 15 January he repeats the seemingly perfect solution “The future of our country should be decided by the people”. I felt sure the 32 million people who voted in June 2016 agree with him, and that’s why 50% voted to leave the EU, as they did so on the basis that “the road ahead will be uncertain at times, but believing that it leads towards a brighter future for their children – and their grandchildren too.”

It was another Lib Dem who said “I will forgive no one who does not accept the sovereign voice of the British people once it has spoken, whether it is by one per cent or twenty percent”.

In June 2016 the British people spoke and delivered a message to the political elite – leave the EU

Des Morgan, Caraway Drive, Swindon

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