Sir, - I was watching a summary of the general election results and there was Fiona Hyslop of the SNP claiming that the SNP had a mandate for a second independence referendum because they had “won” the election in Scotland and it was in their manifesto.
Sir, - My first vote was at the 1992 general election in north- east Fife for Menzies Campbell, now Lord Campbell of Pittenweem, despite a Conservative canvasser coming to my late parents’ house in St Monans.
Sir, - With Brexit negotiations about to begin in the shadow of a hung parliament, the advice of the former Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis comes to mind.
Sir, - There has been much attention paid to the fall in the number of SNP MPs from 56 to 35, seen as disaster for the party. However, let us put this into some perspective in the cool light of day.
Sir, - The prospect of seeing a film about Dundee’s most famous MP played by its most famous actor is very interesting.
Sir, - Donald Lewis (June 3) does not understand the realities of the budget difficulties facing the devolved assemblies.
Sir, - On Saturday in one of the UK’s biggest cities, many thousands of people marched across it and brought the centre of the city to a standstill.
Sir, - As the unnecessary general election approaches, I note that the usual mob of SNP bashers are filling your letters pages.
Sir, - I was a little surprised by SNP depute leader Angus Robertson’s remarks about Scotland’s food and drinks industry in The Courier (May 30).
Sir, - It cannot be acceptable for any political leader to enter a radio or television studio and not know the answer to two basic questions.