"A highly political theatre company that fears its funding could be under threat has received the support of more than 20 MSPs.
They have signed two separate motions lodged at Holyrood calling for the Scottish Arts Council to give 7:84 the resources it needs to carry on.
The company, founded more than 30 years ago on socialist principles, faces closure if its subsidy is withdrawn.
Many MSPs condemned the arts council's attitude to 7:84's performances."
These are no doubt the same MSPs who would complain bitterly if the Scottish Executive told the Scottish Arts Council which arts companies should be subsidised and which should not...