David Willetts’ generational moan is a bit rich | Brief letters

Generational injustice | Michele Hanson | Memory | Tabloid format | Meghan Markle

Isn’t it a bit rich for David Willetts (Report, 5 March) to bemoan the increasing tax burden on future generations when, as universities minister, he raised student debt level to £50,000?
Martin Freedman

• I never got round to emailing Michele Hanson (Obituary, 6 March) to tell her how much I liked her writing, so before it’s too late will you let the lovely Nancy Banks-Smith know how much I appreciate her. John Crace, too, and most of the Guardian’s writers as well.
Sue Boulding
Baschurch, Shropshire

• I regularly used an article Michele Hanson wrote about relationships when I was teaching ethics in an Anglican theological college. Would she have been surprised to know she was challenging very effectively the thinking of future C of E vicars? Probably not. Nothing seemed to surprise her. But had she known, she would have had something devastatingly perceptive and witty to say about it.
Philip Crowe
Oswestry, Shropshire

• Mnemonics are often of little practical help (Letters, 6 March) but each morning I’m grateful to a certain accountancy firm as I pick up my Keys, Phone, Money and Glasses.
Roger Pepworth
Dunstable, Bedfordshire

• I have just found the advantage of the new format. It’s easier to read in a hospital bed when your right arm is elevated in a sling being looked after by our amazing NHS. Many thanks.
Colin Porter
Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire

• Is Meghan Markle a “commoner” (Report, 3 March)?
Marcia Thompson
Formby, Merseyside

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