Letters

  • 31 July 2014

    I TRUST that Gordon Evans (Letters, July 30) was one of the many spectators and viewers who were enthused by support for Unicef at the Commonwealth Games opening ceremony.

  • 31 July 2014

    YES Scotland supporters are automatically backing Alex Salmond and his colleagues (Letters, July 29 & 30) because the Scotland's Future White Paper, which is the key guide for Yes campaigners is his baby, written as a manifesto for the 2016 election which (until recently) he expected to be won by the SNP with him still at the helm.

  • 31 July 2014

    NEW figures released by Registers of Scotland showing a rise of more than 22 per cent in the volume of house sales for the fourth consecutive quarter should be welcomed cautiously.

  • 31 July 2014

    FRED Karno's Army came to mind when I read your article on the IT situation within Police Scotland ("IT mismatch hampers single police force with eight computer systems", The Herald, July 30).

  • 31 July 2014

    DAVID Ross's Inside Track article ("Written word puts trust in Highlands and Islands heritage", The Herald, July 30) is especially note­worthy in that it highlights what is perhaps a great secret about Scotland.

  • 31 July 2014

    I READ with interest your coverage of the Law Society of Scotland's position on tribunal fees ("Law Society calls for tribunal fees review", The Herald, July 29).

  • 30 July 2014

    I AGREE with much of Andrew Barr's response to the Common­wealth Games opening ceremony as quoted in David Torrance's article ("Curious case of creatives who support independence", The Herald, July 28).

  • 30 July 2014

    I USUALLY find myself nodding in tacit agreement with most of Harry Reid's articles but I must take exception to his exoneration of Angela Merkel ("Russia has nothing to fear from the West", The Herald, July 29).

  • 30 July 2014

    YOUR leader highlights an issue troubling many but challenged by few ("Policing policies and open debate", The Herald, July 29).

  • 30 July 2014

    I NOTE with interest the debate on pensioners drinking too much alcohol at home ("Daily drink for pensioners at home brings health warning", The Herald, and Letters, July 26, 28 & 29).

  • 29 July 2014

    THE dilatoriness of the Crown Office is not confined to fatal accident inquiries, or FAIs ("Yet more evidence of intolerable delays in FAIs", The Herald, July 26).

  • 29 July 2014

    THE study by Mintel about excessive drinking among over-65s has got it all wrong ("Daily drink for pensioners at home brings health warning", The Herald, July 25, and Letters, July 25 & 26).Yes,many of us do enjoy a glass of wine each day, or relax with a gin and tonic, but we're not the ones to be concerned about.

  • 29 July 2014

    I RECENTLY required an overnight business stop in Glasgow and was subjected to accommodation rates so scandalous (albeit during a major world sports event) that I was left reeling.