Political volley

SIR – I wonder whether Mr St John Stokes (Tories under fire, Herts Advertiser letters, December 10) is also aware that Lib Dem councillors in St Albans voted themselves a pay increase just weeks after they were told that 10 per cent of their salaries must

SIR - I wonder whether Mr St John Stokes (Tories under fire, Herts Advertiser letters, December 10) is also aware that Lib Dem councillors in St Albans voted themselves a pay increase just weeks after they were told that 10 per cent of their salaries must be paid to finance local Lib Dem parties by their party leader?

Sandy Walkington, the Lib Dem parliamentary candidate, talks piously on his website of how no taxpayer's money is ever used to fund the Lib Dems tawdry propaganda - when in fact, we council tax payers in St Albans have been forced without our consent, via our council tax, to pay thousands toward it through this clever slush fund.

D WARD

Batchwood Drive, St Albans