Holyrood leaders join up to cheer on Andy Murray

SCOTLAND’S three main party leaders appeared to be putting politics aside today to give their support to tennis champion Andy Murray as he played in the semi-final of the Australian Open.

By The Newsroom
Thursday, 29th January 2015, 10:29 am
Our MSPs look to get together to support Andy Murray. Picture: Getty
Our MSPs look to get together to support Andy Murray. Picture: Getty

Tory Ruth Davidson was first to flag up her preference for watching the tennis instead of getting ready for First Minister’s Questions by tweeting: “Hmm... FMQ prep Vs tennis.... #comeonandy”

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon responded: “@RuthDavidsonMSP I’m sure we could come to some arrangement - @kdugdalemsp?”

Ms Davidson tweeted back to say “Ok, I’ll bring the snack - let’s use your office. Kez, you in?”

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The twitter conversation at Holyrood.

Labour’s Kezia Dugdale replied to the other two: “Yes, there in a minute, looking for the Pimms.”