20 MAY 1995, Page 30

Sorry, Sir Patrick

Sir: There is only one man in the Cabinet capable of strong leadership who would command broad support and yet revitalise the Government with new faces and intelli- gent policies. Just one man with the neces- sary grip on affairs and the personality to counter the 'Blair-effect'. That man is Ian Lang, presently Scottish Secretary. Come on, Mr Lang, step forward.

Richard F. Shepherd

Whalecwm House, Cosheston, Pembroke