Ian Blackford

Alex Bell

ALEX BELL: How SNP can use its power

December 7 2017

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.

Readers' letters

Mountain hares thrive on managed land

August 2 2017

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.