I am bemused by your claim to be "independent of political parties, private interests and government." If this claim were literally true, you would presumably accept no advertisements at all. As it is, week by week you give space to the rhetoric of a representative of the UKIP, under the banner of Trago Mills, who must be the biggest of your regular advertisers.

Does this mean that paid political advertisements will be welcome from all parties - or only from major advertisers? If the latter, how do you square this with your claim?

A G D Raynham, Quarry House, Malpas Road, Truro

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