Nicola Sturgeon calls on Mark McDonald to quit as MSP

Nicola Sturgeon has called on a former Scottish government minister to stand down as an MSP after he admitted inappropriate behaviour towards women.
Mark McDonald has resigned from the SNP, but intends to remain as an independent MSP at Holyrood.
Ms Sturgeon told BBC Scotland that it would be "appropriate to give his constituents the opportunity to elect a new MSP".
Opposition parties have also urged Mr McDonald to stand down from Holyrood.
Ms Sturgeon said: "My view is clear. He was elected as an SNP MSP. If his behaviour is such that he himself considers he cannot continue... read more

 
6 March 2018 in Regional, Views: 40
Source: BBC
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