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Sunday is good for religious duty and civic duty

11 May, 2018

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• I AGREE with Atsuko McCarthy that it is totally wrong to close schools on Thursdays for elections, (Never on a Sunday, Letters, May 4). I have long disagreed with this and for that reason opted for a postal vote years ago.

I once asked David Cameron why he didn’t modernise by going for Sundays. The response was one of those typically ill-thought-out ones: “Because it has been like that for many years.” So no need to change.

Sunday is a perfect election day. Go to Mass and do your duty to God, as I do, then go and vote to do your civic duty. Wake up England.

DAVID GEAUGHAN-POWELL
Burrard Road, NW6

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