Sir, - Just about the worst thing that could happen following the publication of the Pisa results is yet another outburst of party-political bickering and point scoring.
Sir, - The Audit Scotland report on NHS Scotland and the SNP’s mismanagement was both authoritative and damning.
Sir,- The Scottish Government has again invoked the “precautionary principle” in its decision to place a moratorium on fracking, and also ban genetically-modified crops and underground coal gasification.
Sir, - Imagine if, in the 2021 Holyrood campaign, the SNP could claim the deficit is now less than the UK’s, education performance is closing in on Singapore, Finland and China, NHS spend is down 10% due to major reforms, health education and legislation on food manufacture and advertising, our proactive Brexit approach has created tremendous growth, especially in food, drink and fishing, and our support of fracking has made Grangemouth the European capital of gas and petrochemical extraction, production and distribution.
Sir, - It is obvious that Dundee needs a better airport if it wants to attract more visitors, especially once the V&A is open.
Sir, - I am bemused by the letter I have just received from my bank which informs me that the new rate of interest on my business reserve account is 0.01%.
Sir, - May I heartily congratulate your columnist Jenny Hjul on her excellent article in your issue of Wednesday August 31.
Sir, - I can assure your correspondent Bob Ferguson that I am aware of the various power-storage system available but these are not only expensive but insignificant.
Sir, - Nicola Sturgeon will be disappointed by Theresa May’s speech in Italy in which she expressed her wish, expectation and intention to guarantee the rights of EU citizens in the UK after Brexit.
Sir, - Trade unionist Bill Ramsay recently published an article on Common Space regarding how an independent Scotland might address its deficit.