MOST of us agree with equality for all people, no matter what race or colour, but cannot accept the intolerable rioting and destruction caused by a few during the demonstrations and marches in support of George Floyd.

Statues are symbolic reminders of past history.

Why not surround the ones causing offence with modern-day statues or symbols showing how much progress has been made over the past years?

Let's now also forget how at least 90 per cent of the British people were also enslaved by noble landowners and royalty during the 17th and 18th centuries.

Derek Varley

Craven Arms