Letters

  • 18 April 2015

    THE Agenda contribution by Dave Moxham about the dangers posed to democracy by the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) is one of the very few expositions I have seen on this proposal ("The people will ensure this is one trade deal not passed on the nod", The Herald, April 11).

  • 18 April 2015

    SINCE the RSPB would try to stop the world from turning just to preserve the nesting site of a single pair of birds, how can it justify turning an area of the Flow Country into a bird-free zone while it builds a structure that continues to be vehemently opposed by the entire community at the heart of the Forsinard reserve?

  • 18 April 2015

    I AGREE with the concise judgment of Richard Morris (Letters, April 17), when he says that " first-past-the-post is no longer fit for purpose".

  • 18 April 2015

    RICHARD Mowbray (Letters, April 17) writes very well; he pulls statistics together in a way that appears logical.

  • 17 April 2015

    THANKS to Iain Macwhirter for an interesting and insightful article regarding yet another possible outcome of this most fascinating of UK General Elections ("A LibLab coalition with SNP support would be closest to a dream coalition".

  • 17 April 2015

    DISCUSSION of the new Southern Genera l University Hospital in Glasgow ("Wholesome food, takeaways and M&S at new city hospital", The Herald, April 14, and Letters, April 15) brings to mind an amusing episode.

  • 16 April 2015

    ONE independent economic analyst after another has warned about the economic consequences of the SNP's policy of fiscal autonomy yet support for the nationalists continues its inexorable rise.

  • 16 April 2015

    CONTRARY to the comments attributed to Jim Murphy and Stewart Hosie in your front-page news story ("Conservatives accused of 'betraying Scotland' on tax", The Herald, April 15) , there is nothing in the Conservative Party manifesto contrary to the Smith Commission Agreement and there is nothing in it that will bar Scottish MPs from voting on the Budget.

  • 16 April 2015

    AT the tyre-fitting specialist garages does anyone know of a circumstance where a faulty tyre has been given a puncture repair (at low cost) without needing replaced (at high cost) ?

  • 16 April 2015

    THE roots of the Armenian "genocide" (Letters, April 15) lie in the collapse of the relatively benign Ottoman Empire which had allowed non-Muslims to maintain their religious and social structures.

  • 16 April 2015

    THE result of the recent survey of GPs revealing that one-third are planning to retire by 2020 should come as no surprise given the repeated warnings of low morale, increasingly unsustainable workload, political interference and the apparent public perception that they are overpaid and underworked ("Fears of GP shortages as one-third of doctors plan to retire", The Herald, April 15).

  • 16 April 2015

    I REFER to the latest in a long procession of scandals involving the UK banks ("Clydesdale hit by record fine over PPI ploy", The Herald, April 15).