Iain Macwhirter is correct in his observation that "claims that Scotland is now a one-party state after the General Election were predictable and wrong" (Trouble ahead?, Comment, 28 June).
Your reporting of the Tory welfare cuts was interesting and astute (Tory welfare cuts will plunge 500,000 children into poverty, News, June 28).
What drives the Scottish Fisherman's Federation (SFF) to act like dogfish in the manger (Fishermen's group claims new seabed controls threaten livelihoods, Business, June 21 June)?
Tom Gordon writes of the leaked "Frenchgate" memo that it "wrongly suggested" that Nicola Sturgeon would have preferred a Conservative victory, and that its "claims ...
Though I disagreed with her conclusion, I appreciated JK Rowling's detailed statement of her reasons for supporting a No vote in the independence referendum (JK Rowling and the Twitter storm, Letters, June 28).
TODAY the Queen officially opened Glasgow's new "super-hospital".
MICHAEL Fallon, the Secretary of State for Defence, was hinting at the need for British forces to bomb IS/Isil/Daeshn Syria as well as in Iraq in.
I READ Alasdair Steven's appreciation of the life of Erik Carlsson (Obituaries, The Herald, June 27) with sadness and fond recollections.
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).
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.
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.
NO matter how far you kick a can down the road you eventually catch up with it and we have caught up with the West Lothian question at an inopportune moment for the SNP ("Outrage at fast-track Evel plan, The Herald, July 3).
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.
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.
I THOUGHT I was the only one.
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.