11 APRIL 1992, Page 27


Sir: John Simpson wonders how the Social- ist Workers Party knew of John Major's Whereabouts with such accuracy ('Have soap-box, will travel', 4 April). It would be all too easy to conjure up visions of a net- work of red moles burying their way into the Tory party's machine.

The truth is rather more mundane. John Major would have encountered Socialist Worker sellers on any Saturday he chose to visit Luton town centre because we are out

every Saturday, election or not, putting across a basic socialist message. That also means that virtually any one of our mem- bers is more talented on the soap-box than John Major — our megaphones are bigger too!

Chris Bambety

Socialist Workers Party, PO Box 82, London E3