PS to my ears he sounded quite temperate. But then I don't think sounding a bit annoyed is thew worst thing that you can do. Sounding incoherent and bumbling on The Today programme ensures you are put in the box marked, 'harmless old fool.'
Give me a feisty Scot any day.
PPS the let the legislation go through and we'll tweak the regulations later approach does not work.
What happens now if you are woman who sadly needs to give up her child up for adoption. Can you insist that the child is placed with a married Catholic couple?