REGARDING the British Gas price hike ("British Gas sparks anger with second price increase", The Herald, August 9), all is not lost, not by any means. My latest bill shows that, as compensation for the hike and only for a limited time, I can get a two for one main-course deal at three pre-selected cafes or a couple of "penny-licks" at an ice-cream shop. How this is activated and whether anyone would remains doubtful.

Donald Macaskill,

35 Saltoun Street, Glasgow.