I joined the BBC's devolution unit in 1979 from university, becoming Scottish political correspondent in 1987. In the 1990s I moved to London and was a member of the Lobby for nearly ten years writing for various national newspapers and presenting BBC network programmes. I returned in 1999 with the creation of the Scottish parliament to help launch the Sunday Herald. I'm still here.
At First Minister's Questions, Salmond had said repeatedly that further education spending had increased when it had actually fallen. A humbled First Minister returned to the debating chamber later that afternoon to apologise for misleading Parliament. "Ding, dong!", said Henry.
The Head of Vision who didn't see his own programmes, Twitter or, apparently, the Guardian newspaper, which on Friday revealed that Newsnight had falsely alleged that a senior Conservative politician from the Thatcher era had been a paedophile.
Entwistle had only been director general of the BBC for 54 days, but the corporation will never be the same again.
All week ministerial Muttleys put the boot into big families on welfare, vowed to batter burglars, threatened referendums on Europe, kicked the Liberal Democrats by rejecting their wealth tax. This all goes down well; red meat for the conference carnivores.
At First Minister's Questions, the Scottish Tory leader mischievously congratulated Johann Lamont for adopting Tory policy themes in her first significant policy speech as leader of the Scottish Labour Party.