Madam, – While unbelievably, our politicians enjoy their annual summer break and the rest of us ponder an uncertain future, we Scots are facing the most difficult period in both our economic and political history.
Madam, – So Labour shadow chancellor John McDonnell has confirmed he would grant Nicola Sturgeon IndyRef2 whenever she wishes (Labour would not block second referendum on independence, Courier, August 7).
Madam, – With reference to your headline “Not one fly-tipping prosecution since 2010, says council”, (Courier, August 6) I’m sure there are difficulties and frustrations experienced by the regulatory authorities in tackling this antisocial crime, including the fact that penalties imposed on the culprits if and when they are prosecuted are often not sufficient to act as a deterrent.
Madam, – First Minister Nicola Sturgeon claims it is a democratic outrage that Indyref2 is blocked.
Madam, – The poll commissioned by Lord Ashcroft showing support for independence will send shivers down the spine of the British Establishment.
Madam, – Regina Erich (Letters, August 2) finds Alex Bell’s analysis (“Independence truth time”, The Courier, August 1) of the Scottish Government’s inaction refreshing.
Madam, – On July 27 I was bitten on the hip by a dog while crossing the Seven Arches bridge, Monifieth.
Madam, – “From each according to means, to each according to needs.”
Madam, – It was refreshing to read Alex Bell’s analysis of the Scottish Government’s inaction when it comes to spelling out the realities of extricating Scotland from the Union (“Independence truth time”, The Courier, August 1).
Madam, – Prime Minister Boris Johnson scuttling out of Bute House to avoid protesters, like the Cowardly Lion from Wizard of Oz, was an embarrassing sight.