Madam, – The publication of the latest GERS (Government Expenditure and Revenue for Scotland) figures has triggered a now traditional feeding frenzy (Claim £12.6bn deficit is no barrier to independence, Courier, August 22).
Madam, – At last someone has had the honesty to call the scale of drug addiction and deaths in Britain, and Dundee in particular, an “epidemic”.
Madam, – Over the last few days Boris Johnson has been talking a lot about democracy.
Madam, – The recent statement by the United Nations that beef consumption should be reduced to prevent excess greenhouse gases, in particular methane, from entering the atmosphere is on the whole correct.
Madam, – It’s a city of contrasts, my city.
Madam, – What gives our representatives at Westminster and the first minister of Scotland the egotistical fantasy that they are not bound by the majority decision of the electorate?
Madam, – Your leader (Findings mean it is time for action, Courier, August, 17) quite rightly highlighted the appalling problems caused by drugs, but said drug abuse was “fuelled by poverty and inequality”.
Madam, – It makes sense for the city of Perth to house the Stone of Destiny because this stone has an interesting history (Battle begins to bring Stone of Destiny to Perth, Courier, August 16).
Madam, – The V&A museum, and the rest of the £1 billion central development, has transformed what was previously a dump into one of the country’s most visited tourist destinations as well as one of the most beautiful waterfronts around.
Madam, – I feel I must write in response to Mr Montgomery’s accusation (Glorious Twelfth has a rightful place, Courier, August 14) that the claims made by earlier contributors in relation to driven grouse shooting were disingenuous.