DEBATE TIME: Readers have their say on local and national issues

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Every week we receive dozens of letters from our readers who give their views on local and national issues.

Here are the latest letters from our postbag...

Mr Potato Head for mayor

As the town council appear so enthusiastic about Mr Potato Head...’

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Cameron should improve refugee offer

‘In my view David Cameron is displaying his natural instinct for selection and privilege by attaching conditions to his “generous” offer for Britain to take in refugees...’

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Thanks for help with village hall

‘The steering group acting on behalf of Heage Village Hall would like to acknowledge and thank Foundation Derbyshire for its advice and support...’

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Fault lies with the father

‘Nobody could fail to be moved by the pictures in the press and on TV of the young Syrian lad who drowned off the coast of Turkey on his road to Europe.

However it was not our fault at all...’

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