No hijacking

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David Wilkie is spot on with his accusations that the SNP is hijacking the Commonwealth Games and making political gain from what should be a purely sporting matter (your report, 26 May).

Alex Salmond and his ministers appear to be repackaging news releases about the Games as SNP successes.

Dennis Grattan

Mugiemoss Road

Aberdeen

Can David Wilkie really envisage a world in which a politician with a mission does not try to associate himself with a positive event that will attract worldwide coverage?

Yes, the SNP is making the most out of the Games, but to call this “hijacking” is silly.

N Masters

Ferry Road

Edinburgh

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