I WAS a child of the 1970s with its strikes, rotting rubbish piling up and the dubious delight of the power cuts which we children thought were exciting and fun but it was anything but for the parents!

A vote for the Labour Party under Corbyn is a vote to return to the days of the winter of discontent with its strikes, gloom and the rise and inevitable fall of the power of the unions.

P Beaumont, Kirk Hammerton, York