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THANK you for your ‘Naming and Shaming’ article – I believe you are quite right to highlight companies who believe they

are above the guidelines of the health officials with regard to Covid-19.

It is contemptible that these employers feel they are above the law – above the health and safety law and show a disregard for the welfare of their employees and the citizens of Scotland.

I cannot understand why the franchisees of some takeaways also believe they are not to be held responsible for the safety of their staff.

I will be asking this question to my local police station as I feel they are reportable for encouraging an unnecessary gathering of more than two people, for encouraging the mixing of people from different households and for promoting the demise of the health otherwise healthy people.

Jonathan Hoyland


IF an airlift is being organised to bring back tens of thousands of Brits stuck abroad, are they going to be placed in quarantine when they touch down until given clearance?

Or will they just be allowed to saunter through immigration and into the community? We need to get this right.



I CAN’T believe that some NHS frontline staff, who have been a beacon of hope and national pride these last few very trying weeks, are allegedly being threatened by their managers about speaking out over protective equipment shortages.

These staff members, who have risked their personal health as well as that of their families, should be given medals for the work they have done in our darkest hour.

Not to be hit with threats from unscrupulous bosses that should be supplying them with the equipment in the first place.

One GP who was about to start working in a hospital was barred for speaking out about the lack of equipment.

Others were told to stop bringing their own equipment they had purchased themselves.

This is totally outrageous. Give our NHS heroes the stuff they need NOW and any bosses found to be threatening them should be sacked immediately.

The last thing our frontline medics need is to be put under any more stress than they already are at this grave time.

Richard Low