Belfast Telegraph

Thursday 31 July 2014

How can Tories accuse anyone of bad service?

Irwin Armstrong's response to Alex Attwood's reaction to proposals for online taxing of vehicles (Write Back, February 22) is possibly the most egregious display of self-denial I have witnessed.

It surely ill-becomes the chairman of Northern Ireland's Conservative Party to accuse others of arguing for the provision of "badly, inefficiently and ineffectively" delivered services.

In accusing Mr Attwood of a "Sovietised way of looking at government", Mr Armstrong reveals his own political analysis and acumen to be operating on a depressingly juvenile level.

MICHAEL QUINN

Downpatrick

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