Readers may remember the 2016 version featuring then Health Secretary Shona Robison as the victim and, in the role of chief sneaky, jealous, gossip-monger, Jenny Marra and her BBC Scotland buddies.
The Current Health Secretary, Jeanne Freeman, retires this year after perhaps an even more torrid time at the hands of the media, fed by child-death exploiters such as the New Labour favourite, Anna Sarwar and his BBC Scotland buddies.
The above suggestion that Freeman had breached the ministerial code, was pounced on by all of Scotland’s media and covered, if a bit more hesitantly, by even the National. Leading the slavering and ill-informed pack:
Within hours Philippa Whitford had pointed out that NS England had published the same details on the 7th of December:
And, even before the error by her critics had emerged, former Scottish Conservatives advisor, Andy Maciver had this to say in response to Andrew Neil:
Neil was as you might expect, both unconvincing and rancid:
Haven’t seen any apologies yet.