I was reading about the councillors failing to attend the Police Crime Panel meetings for a year (Mail, April 13).
Councillor Lesley Hamilton said the meetings clashed with her job.
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If she can’t do both she should stand down and let someone else do it.
Last week's Letter of the week: Hartlepool looks "half finished" and needs to get back to basics
It looks as though she’s laughing all the way to the bank!