Letters

  • 4 July 2015

    THIS week UK Children's Commissioners issued a dire warning to the UK government on its approach to child poverty ("Children's commissioners in plea for Osborne to halt benefit cuts", The Herald, July 1).

  • 4 July 2015

    I GREW up in a part of Scotland where chances to play tennis were of the hen's teeth amount, and much the same applies in Scotland today.

  • 4 July 2015

    I WOULD like to offer a couple of points in response to David Ross's article "Gaelic community rocked by the sudden resignation of the head of the statutory body set up to preserve the language in Scotland", The Herald, July 2.

  • 3 July 2015

    A YEAR ago (Letters, June 29, 2014) I questioned the wisdom of sending UK jets to bomb Iraq and warned we risked tumbling back into war.

  • 3 July 2015

    FROM July 1, new legislation allows victims of crime to ask the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) to review a decision not to prosecute their case.

  • 3 July 2015

    I THOUGHT I was the only one.

  • 3 July 2015

    IN his Inside Track article ("Momentum is building in favour of a land tax", The Herald, June 30), Daniel Sanderson hopes that our politicians might be "a little braver this time round£ when it comes to solving the problem of local taxation.

  • 3 July 2015

    I BELIEVE your report on a new proposals by Caledonian Maritime Assets (CMal ) will be treated with some scepticism amongst those communities dependent on a necessary and reliable ferry service in the West of Scotland and should also be a concern to the companies currently tendering to operate the routes Ferries quango in a bid to develop 'zero emissions' passenger vessel", The Herald.

  • 3 July 2015

    IN your editorial ("Caveats to consider on Named Persons", The Herald, you record your support for the Scottish Government's state guardian for every child pre-birth to 18 years "as a focus for child protection".

  • 3 July 2015

    ANTI-WIND campaigners have been vindicated by the ClimateXChange study into wind farm impacts ("Calls for revamp in predicting noise from wind farms", The Herald, July 2).

  • 2 July 2015

    THANK you for your front-page article and related leader comment regarding the Named Person scheme ("Ministers under pressure to rethink state guardian plan" and "Caveats to consider on Named Persons", The Herald, July 1).

  • 2 July 2015

    YOUR editorial ("A tidal wave of metaphors" , The Herald, July 1) leads me to reflect that whereas the Letters Pages are a well of information and a roller coaster of opinion, Holyrood is a stage where politicians are busy bees.