Letters

  • 23 November 2014

    Humility is meant to be a Christian virtue, but I see no trace of it when representatives from selected Scottish churches sit in seats legally reserved for them on council education committees (Churches win fight to rule on schools, News, November 16).

  • 23 November 2014

    Your article on sexism was ­fantastic (Why can't we get rid of sexism?

  • 23 November 2014

    The other week, your reporter informed us we had a "defendant" in court, and now we are told that Angus Sinclair was convicted of manslaughter for killing a child in Glasgow (The families laid low by Angus Sinclair's evil, News, November 16).

  • 23 November 2014

    Professor Gregor Gall is correct to highlight the negative impact which resulted from the removal of the socialist voice from Holyrood and the setback suffered by the Scottish working class in not having the representatives it needed (After 10 years, reflections on the damage to the left caused by SSP collapse, Comment, November 16).

  • 22 November 2014

    THERE has been a whiff of desperation emanating from certain quarters of the pro-Union camp since the referendum took place and it is interesting, if not indeed somewhat amusing, to see it appearing in various guises in both the opinion and letters columns in the Herald.

  • 22 November 2014

    THERE is universal agreement that Scotland should have a legal assistance system that protects the most vulnerable in our society and works effectively for those who depend on legal aid and for those who provide legal advice.

  • 22 November 2014

    SPENCER Fildes of the Scottish Secular Society (SSS) is "aghast at the news that Mr Robertson has publicly targeted our society in sermons at Mr [Ken] Cunningham's Cartsbridge Church" ("Banning creationism lessons is dangerous, warn headteachers", The Herald, November 21).

  • 22 November 2014

    JIMMIE Macgregor's letter on Dr Hannah Stirling (Letters, November 15), prompted me to write about that other great champion of Loch Lomond, Tom Weir.

  • 22 November 2014

    I APPRECIATE Colette Douglas-Home's analysis of alcoholism ("We must fight the plague of alcoholism in our society", The Herald, November 18).

  • 21 November 2014

    THERE is a public perception that hospital food is very poor and the publicity about nutritional meals being made legal can only add to this misconception ("Hospitals could be required by law to serve quality meals", The Herald, November 18).