‘I’ve missed them’: Nicola Sturgeon’s joy as she sees parents again

The First Minister has spoken candidly in the past of how much she missed her mum and dad during lockdown.

Nicola Sturgeon has joyfully posted about a physical distanced garden visit to her parents for the first time since lockdown started in March.

The First Minister has spoken previously about how difficult it was not being able to see them, adding in a Radio Clyde interview that thinking about giving them a hug again made her ‘emotional’.

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Posting pictures on Instagram, Ms Sturgeon said: “Had a physically distanced garden visit to my mum and dad this evening - the first time I’ve seen them in 3 months.

Nicola Sturgeon posted about visiting her parents over the weekend

“I’ve missed them.

“The tree in first pic was a tiny sapling when me and my wee sis bought it as a father’s day gift almost 30 years ago”

Visiting relatives outdoors has been allowed since phase one of lockdown came into effect, and phase two could see these restrictions eased even further.

Ms Sturgeon has said that she remains ‘optimistic’ that the country can enter phase two, at least in part, on Thursday.

“I’ve missed them”: Nicola Sturgeon’s joy as she sees parents again

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