Monday, 27 July 2009

Reader's letter of the day

From The Metro:

Ed Balls' scheme to make parents sign contracts ensuring their children behave in school (Metro, Thu) is both patronising and totalitarian.

Has it occurred to him that not everybody shares his views on bringing up children? That they don't believe in making them go to bed early, wearing uniforms and complying with petty rules or homework?

My view on bringing up children is: no bullying, no cruelty to animals. Otherwise, you don't bug me, I won't bug you.

Mark Taha, London SE26.


James Higham said...

What a moronic idea. They haven't a clue, this lot, have they?

JuliaM said...

I was tempted to consider that a spoof letter, but on reflection, particularly observing the antics of the kiddiewinks in the high street at lunchtime, I have reluctantly concluded that no, it isn't.

And that there are many, many Mark Tahas out there. And they are breeding rapidly...