Harold’s love-all tie with Mary on the tennis court | Brief letters

Harold’s love-all tie with Mary on the tennis court | Brief letters
Blair on the buses | Mary and Harold Wilson | Morris Minor designer | Salad cream | Guardian front pages | No longer a Feast for the eyes

How can Alan Bond assert (Letters, 9 June) that the Blair government was as responsible as Thatcher for the state of bus services? Blair brought in free bus passes for the over-60s, and surely the great increase in council spending in these years enabled them to subsidise many routes.
Trevor Hopper
Lewes, East Sussex

• Re the obituary of Mary Wilson (8 June), future PM Harold was not on that tennis court by chance. He actually joined Mary Baldwin’s club to make her acquaintance.
Godfrey Holmes
Withernsea, East Yorkshire

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Source: Guardian Transport

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