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Readers' Letters

Behaviour of some protesters was appalling

PUBLISHED: 15:33 02 March 2011

I was appalled at the behaviour of certain people at last week’s Islington Council budget meeting.

A delegation of anti-cuts protesters were given time to speak and put forward their case, but when councillors tried to give a response they were heckled and not allowed to continue. Now the protesters may not have liked the answer but we live in a democracy where everyone at least has a right to be heard.

I also read a quote online from a resident calling himself “John from Upper Street”. Seriously?

Half of the 30 “concerned residents” were clearly the same rent-a-mob that turn up at all council meetings in London. Whose side are these people really on? – Matt Creamer, N5.


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