As Peter Russell stated, under devolution the Scottish Parliament has authority over housing, education and so on (Topic of the week – Thatcher's legacy: independence?, Letters, April 21).
Council chiefs hoping to construct a new school have had to introduce legislation at Holyrood.
SCOTLAND'S response to plans to regulate the press with a Royal Charter are to be debated at Holyrood.
SNP politicians have been urged to reject the Justice Secretary's plan to close courts throughout Scotland by voting against him in the Scottish Parliament.
JOHANN Lamont yesterday accused Alex Salmond of dishonest "rotten politics" and predicted voters would give him a "hell of a knockback" in the independence referendum.