A Inexperienced MSP has been accused of ‘unhappy pupil politics’ after he prompt the UK’s triumphant Eurovision success was right down to army assist for Ukraine.
Urkaine’s jury have been among the many international locations who awarded Sam Ryder’s House Man the utmost 12 factors in final evening’s present, serving to the UK obtain second place and ending years of backside of the desk distress.
The TikTok star, 32, was being crushed by Ukraine’s Kalush Orchestra however obtained an outpouring of assist from earlier contestants of the competitors, together with Cheryl Baker, who claimed he had been the ‘finest in years’.
Nevertheless, Ross Greer, Scottish Greens MSP for West Scotland, didn’t seem like satisfied that the catchy melody and Ryder’s vocal expertise earned the UK its finest end in a long time.
Mr Greer who’s Scottish Greens MSP for West Scotland, tweeted: “All it took for the UK to get 12 factors was a number of 1000’s anti-tank missiles.”
The Scottish Conservatives chief whip Stephen Kerr likened his feedback to “unhappy pupil politics”.
All it took for the UK to get 12 factors was a number of thousand anti-tank missiles #EUROVISION
— Ross Greer (@Ross_Greer) May 14, 2022
He mentioned: “Go away it to Ross Greer to cheapen a unbelievable worldwide occasion along with his unhappy pupil politics.
“Sam and the opposite opponents placed on a terrific present, at a time when the world sorely wanted it.
“The vote mirrored that.
“As soon as once more, these petulant feedback fall under the usual anticipated of a public servant.
“Greer tried to forged a pall over a joyous event however has simply ended up with egg on his face.”
Ukraine’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, welcomed the victory, Ukraine’s third since its 2003 Eurovision debut, and mentioned “we’ll do our greatest” to sooner or later host the competition within the port metropolis of Mariupol.