Hundreds more jobs will be lost in Royal Bank of Scotland’s cull of branches than its bosses have admitted, says a whistleblower.
A neat way to describe Theresa May’s government is “in office but not in power”. The phrase was coined by the waspish Norman Lamont to describe a Tory government that was pulled this away and that, with no sense of leadership or direction.
Sir, - While mountain hares are much-loved mammals (Charity’s plea to stop hare culls July 31), it should be recognised that Scottish managed moorland creates fantastic reserves for the species and so they are found there in far higher densities than in other parts of their range in northern Europe.
The SNP’s leader in Westminster has called for the Scottish Secretary to resign for “failing to lift a finger” for Scotland in the Tory-DUP deal.
Ian Blackford, the SNP’s pensions spokesman, is the frontrunner in a four-horse race to become the party’s leader at Westminster, The Courier understands.