Alex Salmond demands Scottish independence talks begin IMMEDIATELY after May’s Holyrood elections

Alex Salmond today demanded fresh Scottish independence talks start immediately after May’s Holyrood elections if separatist parties achieve a ‘super-majority’ of seats. Launching his new Alba Party’s election campaign today the former SNP First Minister said that discussions with Westminster should begin in ‘week one’ of the new assembly. A poll at the weekend suggested … Read more

Alex Salmond demands Scottish independence talks begin IMMEDIATELY after May’s Holyrood elections

Alex Salmond today demanded fresh Scottish independence talks start immediately after May’s Holyrood elections if separatist parties achieve a ‘super-majority’ of seats. Launching his new Alba Party’s election campaign today the former SNP First Minister said that discussions with Westminster should begin in ‘week one’ of the new assembly. A poll at the weekend suggested … Read more

Sturgeon makes clear she will ignore committee finding she misled Holyrood

Nicola Sturgeon is facing fury today after making clear she will ignore a bombshell inquiry finding in a leaked report that she misled the Scottish Parliament over her handling of sexual harassment claims against Alex Salmond.  A committee of MSPs said the First Minister’s ‘inaccurate’ evidence to them amounted to a ‘potential breach of the ministerial … Read more

Sturgeon makes clear she will ignore committee finding she misled Holyrood

Nicola Sturgeon is facing fury today after making clear she will ignore a bombshell inquiry finding in a leaked report that she misled the Scottish Parliament over her handling of sexual harassment claims against Alex Salmond.  A committee of MSPs said the First Minister’s ‘inaccurate’ evidence to them amounted to a ‘potential breach of the ministerial … Read more

Alex Salmond ‘will appear at Holyrood inquiry next week’

Alex Salmond ‘will appear at Holyrood inquiry next week’ to be questioned about probe into complaints made about him and role of Nicola Sturgeon Alex Salmond ‘is expected to give evidence to the Holyrood inquiry ‘, MSPs told The former First Minister has not publicly confirmed that he is attending Mr Salmond will be questioned under … Read more

Alex Salmond ‘will appear at Holyrood inquiry next week’

Alex Salmond ‘will appear at Holyrood inquiry next week’ to be questioned about probe into complaints made about him and role of Nicola Sturgeon Alex Salmond ‘is expected to give evidence to the Holyrood inquiry ‘, MSPs told The former First Minister has not publicly confirmed that he is attending Mr Salmond will be questioned under … Read more

Salmond fears appearing at Holyrood would leave him ‘in jeopardy of criminal prosecution’

Alex Salmond fears appearing at committee investigating Holyrood’s botched handling of harassment complaints would leave him ‘in jeopardy of criminal prosecution’, his legal team say Alex Salmond initially rejected invitation to appear citing public health reasons Lawyers have since said it could leave him ‘in jeopardy of criminal prosecution’ Mr Salmond offered to appear in … Read more

Labour’s leader in Scotland Richard Leonard QUITS ahead of Holyrood elections

The Leader of Scottish Labour quit today just months before he was due to lead the party into difficult Holyrood elections. Richard Leonard announced he was stepping down with immediate effect this afternoon after three years in charge. The Yorkshire-born leftwinger, who was aligned with Jeremy Corbyn during his time as Labour chief, had already … Read more