Timeline: Alex Salmond’s journey from Bute House to winning his case against Holyrood

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The former first minister of Scotland Alex Salmond speaking to the media at the Champany Inn in Linlithgow, West Lothian, after he launched a legal action to contest the complaints process that was activated against him following allegations about his conduct towards two staff members in 2013 - while he was in office.