Taxpayers may have paid up to £100,000 over the odds to Alex Salmond’s lawyers after the Scottish Government failed to get the costs fully audited, experts claimed yesterday.
The Scottish Government has confirmed it has paid £512,250 in legal costs to Alex Salmond after a court ruled its handling of complaints made against him were “unlawful”.
Nicola Sturgeon has restated her pledge to “fully co-operate” with a Holyrood committee set up to probe how misconduct allegations against former first minister Alex Salmond were handled.
FORMER First Minister Alex Salmond faces charges of 14 offences, including two attempted rapes.
FORMER Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged by police.
NICOLA STURGEON has days to refer her controversial meetings with Alex Salmond to standards watchdogs or MSPs will attempt to force an inquiry.
THE Scottish Government's handling of sexual misconduct allegations against former first minister Alex Salmond was unlawful, Scotland's highest civil court has ruled.
THE official investigation into allegations of sexual harassment against Alex Salmond came under renewed scrutiny yesterday after it emerged the claims were first probed five years ago.
ALEX SALMOND'S appeal to raise funds for his legal fight against the Scottish Government yesterday reached more than double its target.
THOUSANDS of Twitter messages backing Alex Salmond and his fundraiser have been shared by web robots.
BY any measure, Alex Salmond is a political colossus. He shaped the modern-day SNP into a political fighting machine and took Scotland to the brink of independence.