Unspun: the political diary

THE Herald Scottish Politician of the Year Awards saw the great and gruesome gather at Prestonfield House on Thursday. The event is perhaps most famous for Labour peer Lord Watson rudely trying to burn it down in 2004, earning him a 16-month jail sentence. One guest this year arrived to find a large box of electrical kit at the door. “Oh that? We’re fitting new smoke alarms,” he was told. Our source wondered nervously what the staff knew was coming later. . https://www.heraldscotland.com/politics/17244283.unspun-the-political-diary/