Dear Nicola

Dear Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland. I am writing this Open Letter to you on behalf of the 5300 members of The Scottish Gamekeepers Association, of which I am Chairman. I am sure some of this will also resonate with rural workers in other sectors who united with us during the Rural Workers’ Protest, #RWP21, on March 19th. I write to you after reading … Continue reading Dear Nicola

Unrepresentative

Dear Editor, I read with interest Frank Haviland’s article ‘Last Man Standing’ and agree with almost every word. Haviland is a talented and brave writer. However, I simply cannot agree with his conclusion that, “through their insistence that identity is a social construct, the Left have trained us all not to notice anything; and so we no longer do”. As a mixed-race lady, I am … Continue reading Unrepresentative

Bridging Divides

Dear Editor, May I congratulate your magazine on attracting writers from across political tribes. I note in particular Country Squire Magazine’s publication of articles by staunch Remainer, James Melville. As someone who sits on the Left of the political divide I have witnessed with dismay the sharp increase in tribalism over recent years across British media and political life. This has of course been brought … Continue reading Bridging Divides

BBC & the Countryside

Dear Editor, I have followed your magazine’s recent exposés of the mountebanks masquerading as representatives of animal rights. I commend you and your writers for giving light to the truth. May I suggest that as well as following the money, you also look in depth at my old employer the BBC and show just how it is responsible for repeated attacks on the countryside. Yes, … Continue reading BBC & the Countryside