Freedom to vote

In this country, we are able to elect which party we support, both locally and nationally, and perhaps we do not realise how important a privilege this is.  Having lived for some years in countries where this is not possible, I know we must safeguard at all costs this right and respect other people‚Äôs opinions, even when directly opposed to our own.  I am prompted to write this simply because an election poster for the party I support was torn down from my property and thrown into the bin by someone who clearly does not believe in democracy and our good fortune to live in a country that does.

Jane Graham

June-July 2021