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Honours system needs overhaul

JIMMY Savile and Rolf Harris were loaded with honours.

Surely the honours system should be changed to prevent further embarrassing mistakes, the private lives of public figures being as thoroughly and systematically investigated as the Vatican does those of prospective saints, and the names of television celebrities only put up for gongs if it can be proved that praying to them has performed miracles.

PETER FORSTER

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