23 NOVEMBER 1991, Page 32


Sir: Kenneth Lake asks (Letters, 9 Novem- ber) would anyone drive 20 miles to save 15 per cent at any pub or bookshop?

Here on the island (a bastion of common sense and quiet living) there are enormous numbers of people who will drive that far to save 5p on a gallon of petrol.

Kenneth Bridges

Avondale Guest House, 26 St Johns Road, Sandown, Isle of Wight