Sir, – I am grateful to Debbie Porter (Letters, August 1) for destroying the Brexiteer argument that foreign workers take jobs from locals.
Sir, – Fife councillor Mary Lockhart has been suspended following a Facebook post criticising the editorial stance of some Jewish newspapers (Courier, July 31).
Sir, – I refer to the letters which appeared in Monday’s Courier concerning the proposed development for a care home at Bankie Park in Anstruther.
Sir, – It is undeniable that heavy budgetary constraints have been imposed upon local authorities by the Scottish Government, reducing resources and denying them the ability to raise rates to ameliorate this.
Sir, – In response to the comments made by David Taylor, Fred Bruce and the Courier Editorial “Local Workers Can Solve Berry Crisis” (July 27), that soft fruit farmers have abandoned local labour in favour of foreign workers, and should be making a greater effort to make the work appealing to local people to fill their demand for labour.
Sir, – There has been a lot of debate recently over why there doesn’t seem to be enough pickers for the strawberries.
Sir, – Regarding the Bankie Park debate.
Sir, – I read with interest the on-going debacle between conservationists and the grouse shooting lobby over bird deaths in the Angus Glens (“War of words over bird deaths in Angus Glens”, The Courier, July 26).
Sir, – Martin Redfern (“What about education?” Letters, July 23) is happy that higher paid military personnel in Scotland, who now pay more income tax than their English-based comrades, are to be “compensated” by the Ministry of Defence.
Sir, – Levenmouth folk wishing to attend sports and cultural events around Scotland over the summer face more travel challenges than ever.