I SHARE Iain Macwhirter's unease that the Smith Commission process only involves politicians ("Please make sure you have your say on more powers", The Herald, October 23).
The SNP says its success in the Oban and North Lorn by-election reflects a huge surge in support for the party following the indyref.
The deputy leader of the SNP group on Scotland's largest council has been suspended from the party after being reported to prosecutors for homophobic breach of the peace during the referendum campaign.
DAVID Cameron has challenged the SNP and Alex Salmond to "keep their promise" and accept that the referendum result ended the independence question.
STEWART Hosie, the SNP's Treasury spokesman, has secured the formal endorsement of all but one of his colleagues at Westminster in his bid for the party's deputy leadership.