A Scottish Tory peer has been disowned by his party for demanding an end to Catholic schools.
Former Scottish Office minister Lord Mackay of Ardbrecknish sparked a row when he called for an end to segregation.
Roman Catholics branded his comments "a disgrace".
And there was an angry reaction from teachers' union the EIS and his party colleagues.
Mackay made his comments in a Lords debate on the Catholic Church's call for separate nursery schools.
Mackay branded the plan a "considerable error".
And he added: "Isn't it really time we thought seriously about ending segregation further up the school system?
"This would be …