Madam, – Alex Orr implicitly concedes that the GERS figures are fairly accurate, and that an independent Scotland would face a deficit of around 7% of GDP, by failing to answer them in his letter (Fiscal straitjacket ditched in indy Scotland, Courier, August 27).
Beef producers are being told to prepare for the introduction of mandatory electronic identification (EID) tags for new-born calves from summer 2021.
Madam, – I read the other day about Jacob Rees-Mogg’s campaign to be elected MP for Central Fife in 1997 and couldn’t believe he was unsuccessful!
Madam, – Why is there so much argument over who is to blame for the Brexit fiasco?
Madam, – Nicola Sturgeon goes on about Westminster not giving Scottish people what they voted for by imposing Brexit on Scotland and is adamant she wants a second referendum to determine whether or not Scotland should split from the UK.
Madam, – Perth Bridge is undoubtedly in need of attention (Perth Bridge to close again as authority installs bollards, Courier, June 26).
Madam, – Cliff Richard is right to seek anonymity for those accused of sex crimes since naming the accused before they are formally charged breaches the rules of natural justice and, in the febrile atmosphere of #MeToo-ism, wrecks lives.
Madam, – Now the majority of the candidates in the Tory leadership election have confessed to past illegal drug use, a troubling question arises: Was the ‘war on drugs’ a hoax?
Madam, – The question of Scottish independence is a regular feature in all the newspapers these days.
Madam, – So Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has confirmed he would grant Nicola Sturgeon IndyRef2 whenever she wishes (Labour would not block second referendum on independence, Courier, August 7).