Letters

  • 29 August 2014

    I SUSPECT Tracie Wright may be typical of many dog owners who think that their pets should be accorded many of the privileges of humans ("Customer left baffled by dog ban at Greyfriars Bobby bar", The Herald, August 26).

  • 29 August 2014

    HAVING had the great pleasure of spending time chatting about Scots songs, and particularly benefiting from her knowledge of the songs of Robert Burns, I recognised much of the spirited portrait of Jean Redpath given in your obituary (The Herald, August 25).

  • 29 August 2014

    SHEILA Duffy asks if those opposed to assisted suicide really believe that its advocates haven't "really thought through all the issues" concerning their proposal (Letters, August 26).

  • 28 August 2014

    ALEX Salmond and Alistair Darling are correct when they state that an independent foreign Scotland could continue to keep the pound sterling as its currency.

  • 28 August 2014

    I WAS astonished to read Johann Lamont's comments accusing the First Minister of "lying and scaremongering"("Angry Lamont says Salmond is 'lying about the future of NHS'", The Herald, August 26).

  • 27 August 2014

    PERHAPS we Unionists should acknowledge the First Minister's better performance in Monday night's television debate with Alistair Darling, but he did not "win" the debate.

  • 27 August 2014

    Dr Willie Wilson (Letters, August 26) accused Reform Scotland of arguing in our Agenda article ("NHS in Scotland relies heavily on private sector for delivery of care", The August 23) that GPs in Scotland should be salaried, or directly employed by the NHS, as opposed to the private sector system in place at present.

  • 27 August 2014

    DEREK Miller (Letters, August 23) points out the contradiction of aiming for a greener future while trying to squeeze every last drop of fossil fuel from the North Sea, and asks on this basis how the Scottish Greens can support the SNP.

  • 27 August 2014

    MY daughter was recently accosted in Falkirk High Street by a lady who barked out: