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Number of requests for our mint tins is strangely high

From Jeff Knight

I would like to reply to Mark Cocking’s letter about our promotional tins of mints (Mortgage Strategy December 5).

First, it is clear Cocking uses our online system as he has a lot of spare time on his hands.

But I also think his letter was posted to the wrong magazine and should have been sent to Minty Strategy, with a copy being forwarded to the FSA – the Food Standards Agency that is, of course.

Anyway, since the letter appeared, I have had a high number of requests for the said tins – including some from Mortgage Strategy journalists,no less. I hope Robyn and his team enjoy them.


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