Top Scottish Tory resigns after lobbying for firm he holds stake in



A top Scottish Conservative has resigned amid accusations he lobbied for a business he owns share is.
Ruth Davidson’s rural economy spokesman Peter Chapman stood down today after the Daily Record published details of a phone call where he urges local councillors to approve a planning application without revealing his vested interest.
The North East Scotland MSP owns a £50,000 shareholding in Aberdeen and Northern Marts (ANM) Group – a major cooperative involved in auctioning of livestock and agricultural machinery.
The group is currently developing a huge expansion of its operations at... read more

 
16 May 2018 in Politics, Views: 50
Source: Scotsman
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