Letters

  • 24 July 2014

    THIS is a "constitutional outrage", claimed an angry peer at David Cameron's decision to downgrade Baroness Stowell as Leader of the House of Lords to a part-time member of the Cabinet ("Lords Leader turns down £36,000 to raise pay to full Cabinet salary", The Herald , July 23).

  • 24 July 2014

    IN this relative 12-day period of referendum ceasefire the reality of many Scots' employment prospects continues to be under pressure.

  • 24 July 2014

    I WAS amazed to read that the Government was spending more money to trace victims of Equitable Life ("Victims still owed in Equitable Life scandal", The Herald, July 23).

  • 22 July 2014

    IS it too much to hope from your report of an emergency hearing by Glasgow City Council's licensing board ("Licensing board uses power to shut down notorious pub", The Herald, July 19) that licensing boards, supported by the police, are at last going to address the lack of co-operation from manager and licence holders of pubs and clubs which I would argue makes some of our streets no-go areas and is hardly likely to impress our visitors from the Commonwealth?

  • 22 July 2014

    MARK Smith ("Weeding out hysteria about foreign invaders", The Herald, July 21) correctly states that Rhododendron Ponticum was present before the last ice age, but he omits to mention that post the ice age it did not recolonise.

  • 22 July 2014

    CATHERINE Stihler (Letters, July 18) accuses Nicola Sturgeon of "cheek" in criticising the No campaign for continuing to spread false claims over Scotland's EU membership.