SIR - You will doubtless have read the public reaction to various stories re the tragedy of Star Hobson. The most recent - Top Bradford Council figures urged to 'consider their positions' - contains a clear series of well written messages to the CEO and Council leader.

Their positions are simply untenable and they must do the honourable thing and resign immediately in light of their ineptitude and staggeringly poor response to recent events.

Sadly, they will both inevitably try to hide away until the Christmas break, hoping against hope that this will blow over, itself another failure of an innocent young girl. Had they a shred of personal dignity they would surely be gone by now. It is another stain on our city.

Steve Wilson, Lenton Villas, Idle