Scottish parliamentary committee says it was misled by First Minister Sturgeon

LONDON (Reuters) – A Scottish parliamentary committee said on Tuesday First Minister Nicola Sturgeon misled it over evidence she gave about her handling of sexual harassment complaints, a potential breach of the ministerial code of conduct. The findings come the day after an independent inquiry by a senior lawyer concluded she had not broken the code in any of her dealings with her predecessor Alex Salmond, the subject of complaints by several women. The parliamentary committee said in its report that the Scottish government’s handling of complaints was “seriously flawed”. A narrow majority of…

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