SIR- I've always liked Jenny Agutter - American Werewolf in London, Red Dwarf (Kryten's creator).

But how on Earth is sleeping in a tree going to help anybody? ('We risk a generation of lost children', T&A letters, June 16).

Where do people get these ideas from?

"Child poverty" would be reduced considerably if people took more responsibility for the life choices they made. It's not going to be stopped by people sleeping in their garden shed or tree house!

Alan Bates, Bowland Avenue, Baildon