Aileen Campbell MSP gives her response to Stuart Waiton's essay (Named person plan will boost child wellbeing, Letters, March 2).
Both Ian Bell and your leader writer chose, quite rightly, to take to task all of those involved in the ludicrously adversarial version of debate on STV last week (A little more conversation, a lot less friction; Stop shouting and start counting, Comment and Editorial, March 2).
I was disconcerted to read your one-sided article concerning the "cramming" of chickens into industrial sheds (Demands of supermarkets force farms to cram more chickens into battery sheds, News, March 2).
Paul Hutcheon reports on alleged links between two Holyrood cross-party groups and "Big Pharma", focusing on the role of Jacquie Forde, secretary for both groups (Call for probe into health forum link to Big Pharma).
Those who criticise the pro-Union parties for not agreeing a common stance on further devolution are missing the point (200 days to go, News, March 2).
The US, UK and Russia guaranteed the territorial integrity of Ukraine as part of the "deal" in which Ukraine, then possessing one of the world's largest nuclear arsenals, agreed to give up its weapons of mass destruction.
Albeit Robert McNeil's column ("Hope springs eternal ...
I did not vote for Gordon Brown but I welcome his addition to the debate on independence ("Brown might well be the Union's comeback king", The Herald, March 7).
It seems Danny Alexander is back in our midst to spread the myth that, in the event of a Yes vote, none of the Unionist parties will permit Scotland to participate in a currency union with the remainder of the UK ("Salmond's advisers continue to show support for sterling zone", The Herald, March 7).
I am an angler who no longer fishes.
The pro-Russian tone of most of your correspondents regarding the Ukraine crisis is deeply disturbing.
I couLd not agree more with Dr Allen Armstrong on the need for the restoration of rail services to Levenmouth (Letters, March 5).
The current code of men's dress leaves a lot to be desired ("Clothes make the man ...
Since the start of the unrest in Ukraine and the abrupt departure of President Viktor Yanukovych I have neither heard nor read such a truly reflective comment as written by your columnist Harry Reid ("Judge not Putin lest the West be judged too", The Herald, March 4).
I was disturbed to discover that, in granting consent for a private pharmacy facility in Drymen, the Pharmacy Practices Committee of NHS Forth Valley has also chosen to enforce the closure of the present dispensary facility at Drymen Health Centre against the expressed wishes of the local community ("New pharmacy will lead to cut in rural surgery hours, says GP", The Herald, March 1).
I enjoyed Alan Taylor's column regarding folk labelled vertically challenged ("Better to be petit than tall beyond any utility", The Herald, March 5).