RICHARD Leonard in a quiet, dignified way asked very important questions at Thursday’s First Minister’s Questions about the mental health services on Tayside.

Questions and answers were heard in respectful silence – Westminster, take note.

Jackson Carlaw on the other hand followed the Boris rule book and went on a rant disguised as a question.

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Ruth Davidson with a face like thunder was sitting behind him in full view of the cameras. She was caught nodding in agreement with Nicola.

When he looks back on today’s events, maybe he will realise Richard taught him a lesson both on subject choice and how to ask a question. Which is what Jackson was supposed to be doing and Richard did very effectively.

David Ritchie
North Ayrshire