Alex Salmond inquiry: Holyrood to remove, redact, and republish ministerial code submission after Crown intervention

Alex Salmond inquiry: Holyrood to remove, redact, and republish ministerial code submission after Crown intervention
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Alex Salmond’s submission on the potential breach of the ministerial code by Nicola Sturgeon will be deleted, redacted, and then re-uploaded to the Scottish Parliament’s website following an intervention by the Crown Office.

Alex Salmond's submission on the ministerial code will be removed, redacted, and republished by Holyrood.
Alex Salmond’s submission on the ministerial code will be removed, redacted, and republished by Holyrood.

MSPs on the Scottish Parliament’s Corporate Body (SPCB) “agreed collectively” to remove the submission with “immediate effect” following an emergency meeting on Tuesday morning.

The Crown Office had written to the SPCB on Monday night expressing “grave concerns” around the legality of the submission and the potential for jigsaw identification of complainers in Mr Salmond’s criminal trial.

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