Madam, – Recent coverage in The Courier and other media of Richard Selley’s campaign for the legalisation of assisted dying and of his own death on Friday (Final plea over assisted dying, Courier, September 6), must have made many people wonder what kind of democracy we live in.
Madam, – What on earth is going on in the Tory Party in Scotland?
READERS’ LETTERS: I lived through World War Two and those years were better than Boris Johnson’s Britain
Madam, – Never in my life have I known our country to be in such a parlous state.
Madam, – Nicola Sturgeon has admitted that new legislation she intends to introduce next year will be targeted at drivers to force them out of their cars to tackle the “climate emergency” by reducing transport emissions.
Madam, – It was with interest that I read in The Courier about the night shooting of deer (September 2).
Madam, – I agree entirely with Ms Gireki (Letters, The Courier, August 21) there is no reason to assume a new railway will bring many more visitors to Leven.
Madam, – Saturday’s letters (The Courier, August 31) made interesting reading, particularly in the context of some respondents’ understanding of democracy in general and its application in the so-called union of equal states – also known as the UK.
Madam, – Having attended Perth Academy (then a selective school) in the 1940s I disagree strongly with George McMillan (The Courier, Letters, August 20) that Scottish education has worsened in quality.
Madam, – I was interested in Keith Howell’s comments (“Carrying on regardless”, Letters, The Courier, August 27), referring to the Scottish Government’s new Citizens’ Assembly plans.
Madam, – Alex Orr implicitly concedes that the GERS figures are fairly accurate, and that an independent Scotland would face a deficit of around 7% of GDP, by failing to answer them in his letter (Fiscal straitjacket ditched in indy Scotland, Courier, August 27).