Monica Lennon, Willie Rennie, Murdo Fraser and assorted wee media jackals are salivating at the prospect of collateral damage to the First Minister and the SNP by taking down a hard-working civil servant.

Remind me of what they said when an already-diseased Prince and his retinue of bottom-wipers were flown into Balmoral, from whichever of his umpteen homes in England, that he caught it in.

When they find out that Alex Salmond once pecked her on the cheek at some do, you’ll hear the sound of growling and snapping for miles.