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 Nicola Sturgeon adviser says chances of her indyref2 plans succeeding are ‘very remote indeed’
A former adviser to Nicola Sturgeon today says the chances of the first minister’s plan to hold a second independence referendum by May 2021 succeeding are “very remote indeed”.
Campbell Gunn: Sorry first minister, but the chances of meeting your independence vote timetable look very remote
AS a former Scottish Government special adviser, initially to First Minister Alex Salmond, then to his successor Nicola Sturgeon, I’ve been careful not to comment on government or SNP business in the three years since I left office.
MSPs examining the Scottish Government’s handling of sexual harassment claims against Alex Salmond have raised “serious concerns” that evidence may have disappeared.
Gordon Brown has ripped into the SNP, accusing the party of pursuing an “extreme” version of independence.
The Greens have welcomed the support of a former senior policy adviser to the Scottish Government ahead of the European elections.
When Donald Dewar spoke at the opening of the Scottish Parliament two decades ago he described the moment as “a new stage on a journey begun long ago and which has no end”.
Scotland’s top civil servant has suggested data relating to the Scottish Government’s collapsed harassment investigation into Alex Salmond may have been deleted.
It is not possible to tell if documents relating to misconduct allegations against former first minister Alex Salmond have already been deleted from the Scottish Government’s computer system, Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans has revealed.
The BBC’s Sunday Politics breached broadcasting rules with misleading claims made by presenter Andrew Neil, a watchdog has found.
The First Minister has been urged to ensure her personal communications are preserved if these could be relevant to a probe into the Scottish Government’s handling of misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond.
The committee set up to investigate how misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond were handled by the Scottish Government is to raise issues concerning the “preservation of evidence” with the First Minister.
A Holyrood investigation into how misconduct allegations against Alex Salmond were handled has put its work on hold until the conclusion of a court case against him.
Fresh questions have been raised about a meeting between Nicola Sturgeon and Alex Salmond following the release of the official diary of the first minister’s chief of staff.
SNP’s Linda Fabiani expected to chair Holyrood investigation into handling of complaints against Alex Salmond
Long-standing SNP MSP Linda Fabiani is the favourite to head-up the Holyrood investigation into the Scottish Government’s botched handling of harassment claims against Alex Salmond.
SNP defy calls to step aside from chairing Holyrood investigation into handling of claims against Alex Salmond
The SNP yesterday defied calls to step down from chairing the Holyrood committee set up to investigate the Scottish Government’s botched handling of complaints into Alex Salmond.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court charged with two attempted rapes and multiple sexual assaults.
Former first minister Alex Salmond has appeared in court accused of multiple counts of sexual assault and attempted rape.
The former Scottish first minister pleaded his innocence after being arrested and charged by police earlier today.
Former First Minister Alex Salmond has been arrested and charged.
Amid the cacophony of Brexit chaos and the pitiful bleating of Theresa May’s struggle for survival, the unmistakable sound of indyref2 sabre-rattling can be heard against the din.
Nicola Sturgeon has referred herself to a ministerial watchdog after questions were raised surrounding her conduct during the Alex Salmond sexual misconduct case.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon last night apologised to the two women who made sexual harassment complaints against Alex Salmond after the collapse of the Scottish Government’s investigation into the claims.
The Scottish Government has conceded defeat in its legal battle with former First Minister Alex Salmond but it's likely that the fall-out is only just beginning.
The Scottish Government acted unlawfully regarding sexual harassment complaints against former first minister Alex Salmond, Scotland's highest civil court has ruled.
A row erupted last night over a senior Conservative’s claim that the SNP has “given up” on the north-east and misses the likes of Alex Salmond and Angus Robertson.
Court officials have fixed dates for Alex Salmond’s legal action against the Scottish Government over its handling of sexual misconduct complaints against him.
The beaming face of a young Alex Salmond is the last thing a north-east family expected to see when they strayed off the beaten path and deep into an Aberdeen forest.
A police probe into allegations of sexual misconduct against Alex Salmond will span a 20 month period of his career, it emerged yesterday.
The Scottish Government has notified court officials it intends to contest Alex Salmond’s legal action over its handling of sexual harassment allegations made against him.
Cash for new schools and hospitals is expected to be pledged by Nicola Sturgeon today when the first minister sets out her latest programme for government.
A rape charity has criticised former first minister Alex Salmond for his response to allegations of sexual harassment.