Letter: Gaelic voters

Sir: My sympathies to Stephen Goodwin ("Nationalists play for real in battle for Isles", 21 April), who felt "frozen out" by the quixotic decision of Anne Lorne Gillies, herself a Gaelic speaker, to talk to the voters of South Uist and Eriskay in their native language. Such signs of individuality should be stamped out wherever they are encountered - they'll be wanting their own country next.

PENNY ROBINSON

Sub-Dean

University of Leeds

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