Article indicates conversion by Fenland's new finance portfolio holder from 'Milky Bar Kid' days

JOHN Elworthy s article Cutting remarks last week indicates a remarkable conversion by Councillor Alan Melton our new finance portfolio holder, from profligate spender in his Milky Bar Kid days to parsimony personified in his present role. Is it possi

JOHN Elworthy's article 'Cutting remarks' last week indicates a remarkable conversion by Councillor Alan Melton our new finance portfolio holder, from profligate spender in his 'Milky Bar Kid' days to parsimony personified in his present role.

Is it possible his 'Road to Damascus' experience has anything to do with the fact that David Cameron, the leader of the Conservative party, has urged all Conservative-controlled local authorities to keep Council Tax bills as low as possible next year.

The fact that there is to be a general election in 2010 has nothing to do with that of course.

REG KEMP

Scargells Lane

March