Douglas Ross is developing a reputation for fibbing to compare with his boss in London.
His latest excuse for not turning up where he should be, is that he didn’t vote for school meals because ‘he was in Scotland.’
Running the line for a bit extra on some football pitch?
He insists that he still has plans to implement free school meals in Scotland when he wins the next election. Don’t laugh.
Ross is famous for not turning up.
And earlier this year:
He doesn’t just fib to cover up his absences. He claimed in September that Nicola Sturgeon had signed a pledge not to have any more referenda:
He didn’t just chicken out of voting for free school meals:
He even twisted the words of a farming union leader:
To be fair, he was honest on this one occasion:
You’ve got to not admire his nerve.
He did turn up for his wedding in 2015 but then it was on the farm where he worked.