Figures need explanation
In his recent letter, Ted Loveday stated that The Maltings has cost the taxpayer £30million or so (Berwick Advertiser, January 31).
I am sure we would all like to read how he arrived at this enormous sum.
The Maltings opened in 1990 so, according to his figures, it has cost the taxpayer about £1million a year. This is surprising and I look forward to his letter.
Next year will be the 30th anniversary of the opening of The Maltings and I am certain that it will be suitably and deservedly celebrated.
I will go to the Laurel & Hardy film when it arrives here, but I am only a simple lawyer and I do not understand what is meant by the words ‘real realities’, and I have not had the time to study his website, even though I am sure it is thrilling.