Alex Salmond has been criticised by MSPs for a delay in submitting written evidence to the Holyrood committee investigating the handling of harassment complaints against him.
The time the Scottish Government is taking to hand over information to the Alex Salmond inquiry is “totally unacceptable”, a Holyrood committee has said.
Scotland’s prosecutors have been urged to hand over material obtained in the run-up to Alex Salmond’s criminal trial to MSPs investigating the handling of harassment claims made against the former politician.
John Swinney has claimed there has been “misrepresentation” over what documents the Scottish Government will hand over to the inquiry into the botched handling of harassment complaints against Alex Salmond.
Nicola Sturgeon has refused to say if WhatsApp messages that appear to be from her husband backing police action against Alex Salmond are genuine.
Alex Salmond has been given a deadline of September 23 to make a written submission to an inquiry into the Scottish Government’s handling of harassment allegations him.
Nicola Sturgeon’s husband, the SNP chief executive Peter Murrell, has told a Holyrood inquiry he did not know about sexual harassment allegations against Alex Salmond until they became public.
The Scottish Government has been urged to stop withholding documents about the unlawful investigation into claims of harassment by Alex Salmond.