Strangely, as I made my curtsey (so deep that it looks on screen as if I have fallen over!
) to Jenna Coleman playing Victoria, I really did feel I was in the presence of royalty, such is her talent.
Ideally they want to cut the hedge down to the same height of their own fences – so to just a few metres high.
Fred Goodwin became one of Scotland’s best-known figures after his career in banking took off in 2000 and he presided over the Royal Bank of Scotland’s rapid rise to global prominence with assets of £1.9trillion The High Hedges Bill was lodged by Mark Mc Donald, Nationalist MSP for Aberdeen Donside, at the Scottish parliament in 2012 – ten years after action was first suggested by former Dunfermline West Labour MSP Scott Barrie.
Under the law, which was passed by MSPs in 2013, a high hedge is classed as being formed wholly or mainly by a row of two or more evergreen or semi-evergreen trees or shrubs which exceed two metres (6.5ft) in height and which forms a barrier to light.