I write in response to the recent letters published in The Witness (April 15) with regards to the expansion of the Liberty Midlands Mall. Why do we have to live with such ignorant people? Jackie Quinton what are you thinking? Who is footing the bill? You and I? No. Big business, the development company, Liberty. They’re not going to be knocking on your door for money. Enlighten me — how is this going to affect small business in Pietermaritzburg? How is this going to cause small businesses to close?