Arrogance and hubris stalk the Scottish Green Party “like the jangling chains of Marley’s ghost”, it has been claimed.

Scottish Conservative MSP Liam Kerr levelled the accusation at the party during a debate on Scotland’s oil and gas industry.

Kerr criticised members of the Scottish Greens at Holyrood as he argued of the importance of the sector.

Scottish Green minister Patrick Harvie hit back at Kerr and told him that everlasting expansion of oil and gas extraction is not compatible with a serious response on the climate emergency.

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