Public-transport drunks a nuisance
WE caught the local bus from Cymmer to Maesteg on Friday to do some food shopping. As we headed back to catch the bus home again, upon getting to the bus station we were greeted by an uncouth man in the mid-twenties who had been out drinking and was making a real nuisance of himself.
At one point he pretended to be an elderly person and said that he had left his bus pass at home and had no money. I certainly was not impressed, as this was obviously not the truth. He had a white shopping bag filled with beer cans and was drinking excessively.
This is not the first time that this has happened, either. Around Christmas time last year five passengers and I were called “sad old people” by another man who was also drunk.
I don’t think that this behaviour is acceptable in any way. I think that public transport should not be a flip of the coin as to whether we will have to witness loutish behaviour or not, be it on buses or trains, for that matter.
Bus drivers and passengers should be treated with respect. If people have to drink alcohol, then they should stay at home and drink instead. This childish behaviour impresses nobody. Del Evans Cymmer to the UK, making a mockery of devolution.
With these two developments in mind is it not time now that the ridiculous, dishonest and misleading title “Welsh Labour” was consigned to the dustbin where it belongs?
Then, if the Labour Party in Wales still craves a two-word name, I suggest the far more appropriate “Slave Labour.”
At least that is truthful and fools nobody! Clem Thomas Llanelli
> Portmeirion, Gwynedd. Picture sent in by Wyn Edwards