VICTORIA WHITE: I want a law that finally shows neighbourhood salesmen the door

Many of those ‘selling services’ are checking out which houses are vulnerable to being burgled, writes Victoria White

It’s tea-time and I’m juggling sauce-pans, plates, and home-work, while listening to the radio.

The doorbell rings. Why, it’s my friendly telecoms or energy seller, who tells me I really need to switch provider!

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