The appointment of a new watchdog to oversee ethical standards in public life has been unanimously approved by MSPs.
PETER Russell (Letters, December 5) demonstrates that he is a man of some knowledge and understanding in the fields of literature and history.
The mantra "This is a good deal for Scotland" is favoured by Westminster Unionist politicians which, most recently, they have trumpeted in the face of angry reaction from two diverse Scottish industries.
A majority of Scots back same-sex marriage, according to the most detailed survey of public opinion since MSPs began moves to change the law.
GOODNESS knows what they make of it but at least school pupils who visit Holyrood when First Minister's Questions is in full swing have an idea of what's going on.