6 NOVEMBER 1999, Page 36

A veto for good

From Mr John Bowis, OBE, MEP

Sir: Is The Spectator losing its spinal column (Leader, 30 October)? We should not be vetoing the withholding tax until the beef ban — or anything else — is lifted. We should be vetoing it full stop.

John Bowis

PO Box 262, New Malden, Surrey