A leading SNP MP has called on the party’s leadership to drop calls for a second European referendum and instead put the case for a fresh vote on Scottish independence to the “fore”.
Alex Salmond has pledged to end the “uncivil war” with Nicola Sturgeon’s camp which developed amid the fallout from sexual misconduct allegations against him.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she would give evidence to a special committee being set up to probe the Scottish Government’s handling of complaints against former first minister Alex Salmond.
THE Scottish Parliament will mount its own investigation into the fallout from sexual misconduct allegations against former first minister Alex Salmond.
Nicola Sturgeon’s chief of staff suspected a complaint had been made to the Scottish Government about Alex Salmond the month before he informed his successor about the probe, it has been claimed.
Reports questioning how much Nicola Sturgeon knew about sexual misconduct allegations against her predecessor Alex Salmond are an “attempt to smear” the Scottish First Minister, it has been claimed.
Nicola Sturgeon has confirmed that she will refer herself to the panel of independent advisers on the Ministerial Code over her meetings with Alex Salmond.
NICOLA STURGEON has days to refer her controversial meetings with Alex Salmond to standards watchdogs or MSPs will attempt to force an inquiry.
Alex Salmond has reported the Scottish Government to a data watchdog amid concerns over how information about the sexual misconduct allegations against him entered the public domain.
NICOLA STURGEON was accompanied by her chief of staff when Alex Salmond told her the Scottish Government was investigating sexual misconduct allegations against him, but she has insisted the meeting was not Government business.
A FORMER member of the Scottish cabinet has called for a public inquiry to be mounted into the administration’s “unlawful” handling of sexual misconduct complaints against Alex Salmond.