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Scotlands First Minister Nicola Sturgeon did not breach ministerial code

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Scotland\'s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon did not breach ministerial code

An investigation by James Hamilton QC found she did not breach the code in relation to allegations she failed to record meetings with Mr Salmond and others in 2018.

An independent inquiry has concluded that Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon did not breach the ministerial code.

An investigation by James Hamilton QC found she did not breach the code in relation to allegations she failed to record meetings with her predecessor Alex Salmond and others in 2018.

He also examined the allegations that Ms Sturgeon misled Parliament in relation to the meetings and attempted to influence the Scottish Government’s investigation into harassment complaints against Mr Salmond , again finding there was no breach of the code.

Regarding claims she failed to comply with Scottish Government legal advice to the former first minister’s civil action, Mr Hamilton says she did not break the code.

Ms Sturgeon says that she welcomes the “comprehensive, evidence-based and unequivocal” conclusion that she did not breach the code, adding: “I sought at every stage in this issue to act with integrity and in the public interest.”

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