Sturgeon 'misled parliament over Salmond inquiry', committee finds

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Committee ruled by five votes to four that first minister’s account of meetings with Salmond was ‘incorrect’

Nicola Sturgeon misled the Scottish parliament over the Alex Salmond crisis, a Holyrood inquiry has concluded after a narrow majority vote, it is understood.

A special Holyrood committee ruled, by five votes to four, that Scotland’s first minister gave an “inaccurate” account of her meetings with Salmond in 2018 during evidence on oath to MSPs earlier this month.

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