Madam, – My letter relates not to the rights and wrongs of the smacking debate, but rather to the practicalities and consequences if, as is proposed, smacking is made a criminal offence.
Madam, – Whenever I see a politician holding a baby in front of a camera or putting an arm around a frail OAP I can’t help feeling uncomfortable.
Madam, – This week marks Scottish Apprenticeship Week, a fantastic opportunity to draw attention to and recognise the important role Modern Apprentices play in businesses and other organisations in which they work.
Madam, – The “Melville pong” is the perfect illustration of one of life’s little ironies (Melville pong prompts promise of immediate work to banish odour, Courier, March 5).
Madam, – I have fished the River Eden in Fife for 60 years.
Madam, – Who determines which town centres will actually benefit from the Town Centre Fund (£8 million cash injection to revitalise high street, Courier, March 2).
Madam, – Four practitioners from the thousands of NHS staff in Tayside and Fife do not warrant the headline “Pleas for ‘nightmare’ Brexit to be dropped” (Courier, March 1).
Madam, – I was very sorry to hear of the death of Merv Rolfe (Tributes to former city Lord Provost, Courier, March 1) and it reminded me of an important role he played 25 years ago.
Madam, – I am writing about the chaos unfolding in our parliament yet again.
Madam, – It has been striking to note key sections of the media and opposition politicians heralding the fact that somehow those paying higher taxes through the Scottish Budget will be packing up their estate cars and heading south.