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I don’t understand the problem with a shortage of hotel rooms for quarantining people entering the UK (New quarantine rules expected for travellers to UK, 25 January). Incoming business people and celebrities returning from holiday could easily be put in the same sort of accommodation as asylum seekers. Surely if it’s good enough to house people indefinitely, these arrivals could cope with it for 10 days.
Neil Wyatt
Branston, Staffordshire

• John Harris (Journal, 24 January) wants Labour to have a vision. The biggest vision of all is saving the planet. This penetrates all spheres of life and involves all peoples of the globe. Labour already has a green agenda, but it needs to flesh it out with conviction if Keir Starmer is to look like the leader for the future.
Dr Monica Threlfall
Global Policy Institute

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