Sir, – People are deeply upset about what’s going on in Australia: kangaroos trapped in barbed-wire fencing while attempting to flee the fires, cows and sheep being cooked alive in the flames, and an estimated 800,000 million or more animals now killed in the conflagrations.
READERS’ LETTERS: SNP has appalling record on health, welfare, education, farming grants, policing etc
Sir, – Sour grapes is the only possible description of First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s reaction to the prime minister’s response to her letter requesting, or was it demanding, permission to hold another referendum on the question of Scottish independence.
Sir, – Once again a leading member of Conservative-backed Scotland in Union takes to these pages to bemoan the fact that our democratically elected first minister dares to stand up for the rights of Scottish citizens.
Sir, – Whilst I have nothing against eating only plants, the statement that this lifestyle can help save the planet is not based on fact.
Sir, – William Beveridge produced a report in 1942 which recommended the Welfare State, including the NHS.
Sir, – Now Boris Johnson has formally rejected the Scottish Government’s request for a Section 30 order (Johnson puts brakes on FM’s referendum plans, Courier, January 15) to facilitate Indyref2 it is time to look more closely at our present constitutional settlement to make sure we know where we stand.