Wha's like us?;Jotter
But delusions of grandeur really set in when Swinney noted that it had been Inverness's Town House where the British Cabinet convened in 1921 to discuss Irish independence. The meeting was held for the convenience of Prime Minister Lloyd George who was on holiday in Gairloch at the time - "a fantastic advert for holidaying in Scotland," Swinney remarked mysteriously.
Perhaps, he continued, "the historic meeting of this committee will be given similar status to that given to the historic meeting of the British Cabinet" - to wit a framed photo and signatures.