I was being diplomatic by using the word short-change
in my previous letter, but Howard Wright's article (Racing Post, December 21) now leaves me with no option but to spell out clearly why I made such a statement.
Unfortunately, the other 18 courses will, in 2003, short-change
the rest of the industry by around pounds 3.
Critics have complained that the plan would short-change
mass transit by failing to earmark funds for San Fernando Valley busways, the Exposition train line or the mayor's proposed Wilshire Boulevard subway.
While the change provides some level of equity for taxpayers in the nine states that don't have an income tax, the method used by the IRS to implement the law will short-change
many that would have benefited.
The council had feared the Government would short-change
the county, so put aside pounds 5.
The 5 doesn't short-change
you in terms of bells and whistles.