Lockdown restrictions are to be extended until at least the middle of Februaryin Scotland, with schools remaining closed to the majority of pupils, NicolaSturgeon has announced. The First Minister told the Scottish Parliament thatCovid-19 case numbers have “stabilised and even declined”.
First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, has begun giving evidence at the Holyrood inquiry into her government's unlawful investigation of Alex Salmond. In her opening statement, Ms Sturgeon admitted that a "very serious mistake" was made into the investigation of the complaints against Alex Salmond. "To women were failed and tax payers money was lost; I deeply regret that", she said. Ms Sturgeon, who is facing calls to resign, admitted that her actions "deserve to be scrutinised". Mr Salmond has accused Ms Sturgeon of misleading parliament over when she first knew of the allegations against him and says the First Minister did break ministerial code. Report by Thomasl. Like us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/itn and follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/itn
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted she would never have wanted to ‘get’ Alex Salmond”, as she told a Holyrood committee she had “no motive, intention, (or) desire” for such action against her predecessor.Ms Sturgeon is giving evidence to the Committee on the Scottish Government Handling of Harassment Complaints.She told the committee that the details of complaints against Mr Salmond were “shocking” and his behaviour “was not always appropriate”.
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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon told MSPs she did not intervene in the process of the Scottish Government’s investigation into harassment complaints against Alex Salmond as doing so would have been an “abuse” of her role.
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The Scottish Government will consider in the next week if the easing of restrictions can be accelerated, Nicola Sturgeon has said.Updating MSPs in Holyrood, the First Minister said figures in the past..
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Scotland will return to the geographic levels system after lockdown is lifted, Nicola Sturgeon said, as she gave an insight into the country's route out of coronavirus restrictions.The First Minister..
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