Salmond accused of sexually harassing female staff

Tuesday 28th August 2018 10:16 EDT

Alex Salmond, the former Scottish first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party has been accused of ordering a female staff member into his bed before touching her breasts and bottom, only stopping after she repeatedly asked him to, The Sunday Times has reported.

The Scottish government has referred the allegations to Police. Salmond has said he is 'no saint' but strongly denies harassing anyone or engaging in criminality.

The Glasgow based Daily Record reported yesterday hat one of the women whose complaints triggered one of the biggest crises in the SNP's history alleges multiple incidents of harassment and conduct of an unwanted sexual nature during Salmond's time in office.

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