Sir, – On Tuesday August 7, young people in Angus – in keeping with those all over the country – received their examination results.
Sir, – Allan Sutherland is a long-time contributor to your letters column and his unionism is well known.
Sir, – It must be gratifying for St Andrews Rail Link campaigners that Scotland’s new Transport Secretary sees fit to fund an independent appraisal for the construction of a new rail link into St Andrews despite the existence of the nearby Leuchars main line rail station supported by a regular 10-minute bus journey between the station and the town.
Sir, – I was amazed at the headlines asking for volunteers to grit the pavements (“Volunteers needed to grit Angus pavements”, Courier, August 11).
Sir, – News of the Scottish Government’s rail development fund awards announced in St Andrews on Thursday strikes me as a classic case of the authorities pretending to do something with little intention of following through.
Sir, – I refer to the letter from Mr Joseph Miller as published in The Courier last week (August 8).
Sir, – Boris Johnson is no stranger to controversy and his words on the wearing of the burka, or more accurately the niqab, in this country will certainly have been chosen carefully.
Sir, – The debate over burkas and niqabs started by Boris Johnson’s recent comments is entirely missing the point.
Sir, – I wanted to comment on recent reports suggesting children as young as five should be able to “choose” their gender.
Sir, – In a negotiation usually both parties set out their position, and then gradually come together to a mutually agreeable outcome.