I HAVE seen the news on TV relating to problems in Birmingham schools. For example, trips to Mecca for Muslim pupils and Christian pupils having to stop at school.

Music not being allowed in certain schools because Islamic governors don’t believe in it. Girls being discriminated against.

Firstly, I must add that I am in no way prejudiced as far as colour or religion is concerned.

I have no religious beliefs at all and couldn’t care less who believes in what, but in my opinion, religion is the cause of all the wars and violence in the world today and, no matter how far you go back through history, it always was.

In my opinion, the solution is to stop teaching Religious Education in schools and leave that up to the parents and the children.

With so many different religions in schools today, this would solve the problem.

W A Moore Pottery Road Newport