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Nicola Sturgeon accuses Alex Salmond of spinning ‘false conspiracy theories’


NICOLA Sturgeon has accused Alex Salmond of spinning “false conspiracy theories” in their row over her statements to the Scottish Parliament.

But the First Minister refuses to say if she will resign if she is found to have lied.

Nicola Sturgeon has accused Alex Salmond of spinning 'false conspiracy theories' in their row over her statements to the Scottish Parliament

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Nicola Sturgeon has accused Alex Salmond of spinning ‘false conspiracy theories’ in their row over her statements to the Scottish ParliamentCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Ms Sturgeon denies claims by her predecessor that she misled Holyrood over what she knew and when about a Scottish Government investigation into harassment claims about him.

She insists she will answer all questions in two weeks at an inquiry examining the probe.

Mr Salmond has stated her written evidence to the committee about meetings the pair held in 2018, when the internal government inquiry was ongoing, was “simply untrue”.

Ms Sturgeon said: 'There are false ­conspiracy theories being spun about this by Alex Salmond'

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Ms Sturgeon said: ‘There are false ­conspiracy theories being spun about this by Alex Salmond’
Mr Salmond was cleared of 13 sex assault charges last year and forced a judicial review over the government investigation

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Mr Salmond was cleared of 13 sex assault charges last year and forced a judicial review over the government investigationCredit: PA:Press Association

Ms Sturgeon said: “There are false ­conspiracy theories being spun about this by Alex Salmond.”

Asked if she will quit if the inquiry, or a separate probe into whether she broke the ministerial code, finds she misled parliament, she said: “I’m not going to speculate.”

Mr Salmond was cleared of 13 sex assault charges last year and forced a judicial review over the government investigation.

Nicola Sturgeon claims ‘false conspiracies being spun’ over Alex Salmond allegations as she refutes his claims she lied

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