The Black Watch arrive in London for a 30 seconds training course on how to stick sharp objects into old folk.
After Michael Gove revealed his lack of knowledge of how many care home vaccinations have been done, as opposed to offered, in England, the Scottish Government has offered the help of Scottish soldiers.
The move was triggered by the realisation that England has fallen so far behind in care home vaccinations that they will not publish the data.
The Scottish Health Secretary, Jeanne Freeman, is also reported to have been upset by the fact that England does not seem to be able reduce it’s Covid death, when she saw this graph.
The death rate in England has been higher than that in Scotland since November and by January had soared to twice the level. We cannot stand by without offering help.