SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford insisted yesterday that there was no “civil war” in the party amid tensions over allegations against former leader Alex Salmond.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has refused to put a timescale on the investigation into suspended Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald.
Pressure was mounting on shamed Aberdeen Donside MSP Mark McDonald last night, amid doubts over his future at Holyrood.
The Scottish Conservatives have said there is an “urgent need for more clarity” on the actions of former childcare minister Mark McDonald.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has warned that harassment scandals risk making politics appear a “toxic workplace” and deterring women from running for office.
The resignation of Mark McDonald was described yesterday as the “most depressing” ministerial departure in Holyrood’s history.
A woman who was sent “inappropriate” messages by former Children’s Minister Mark McDonald has said she took action because “people have to change”.
Children’s Minister Mark McDonald quit the Scottish Government after a woman accused him of sending “inappropriate” messages, it is understood.