Sir, – It is great to see Scotland’s role in the slave trade is to be marked by footage of singer Kayus Bankole, from Leith band Young Fathers, being beamed on to the City Chambers in Edinburgh from New Year’s Day to Burns Night.
HMRC have been busy sending out tax statements and demands so that taxpayers have them before the end of January when the next instalment of personal tax payments becomes due.
Sir, – The Tories have lost elections in Scotland in 1959, 1964, 1966, 1970, 1974 (twice), 1979, 1983, 1987, 1992, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2010, 2011, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2019.
Sir, – Interviewed on BBC Radio Scotland’s Good Morning Scotland, Michael Keating, the respected professor of politics at Aberdeen University, made clear that it is now logistically impossible to hold a second independence referendum in 2020.
Sir, – Alastair W McLean’s letter (Local Legion must support Remembrance, Courier, December 19) is both timely and pertinent as 2020 will mark the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.
Sir, – In reply to Michael Foreman’s “reassuring” me, as he is a “committed unionist” (Letters, December 17), that he evidently would prefer proportional representation.