Scots Tory David McLetchie dies
12 August 2013 Last updated at 15:08 BST
David McLetchie MSP has died aged 61.
The former leader of the Scottish Conservative Party had been diagnosed with cancer.
Mr McLetchie led the party into the first elections to the Holyrood Parliament in 1999 and in 2003. He resigned as leader in 2005.
BBC Scotland's political editor Brian Taylor has been looking back at his career.