Financial Times. Salmond to be grilled on legal advice claim 24oct2012
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Alex Salmond, Scotland’s first minister, faces a torrid question time at Holyrood on Thursday amid claims he “lied” over whether he had sought legal advice on Scotland’s future in the EU and then used taxpayers’ money to cover it up.
Mr Salmond’s grip on Scottish politics has been weakened by the affair, with the media denouncing his conduct. The Scottish Sun, a former supporter, led its front page with the headline: “EU Liar”.
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