Give the new Hastings pier owner a chance

From: Richard Jenyon, St Helens Park Road, Hastings

OK, so Mr Gulzar has run into some tax payment issues and the reports in your headline grabbing paper has turned him into a 007 villain.

Let’s give the man a chance for he has improved Eastbourne Pier for all their visitors, and besides, not one local person or consortium of businesspeople put their hands in their pockets to keep this local.