11 APRIL 1992, Page 27

Thrice nay

Sir: Simon Heifer reports Mrs Thatcher ('It was what we believed', 4 April) as saying at Chelmsford: To coin a phrase, you have to say no, no, no!'

If only her Ministers and Tory MPs had said this to her poll tax proposals.

The only man to say `no, no, no' was Michael Heseltine and look what happened to him!

Benedict Beresford

29 South Road, Grassendale Park, Liverpool