SIR - David Hornsby’s letter (T&A letters, January 9) described Jeremy Corbyn and ex Prime Minister Clement Attlee as equally left wing.

LETTER: We're all closer to being homeless than we think

Mr Attlee served in the British Army, was staunchly patriotic and a keen supporter of the Royal Family. He was committed to a British nuclear deterrent and able to connect with people right across the political spectrum. In short, his personal attributes and values were the polar opposite of Mr Corbyn’s.

Mark Lawson, Shad Thames, London