Labour have said the ministerial code is "not fit for purpose" as an investigation is to take place to decide if Alex Salmond broke it with his stance on legal advice over an independent Scotland's future in Europe.
Labour have said the ministerial code is \"not fit for purpose\" as an investigation is to take place to decide if Alex Salmond broke it with his stance on legal advice over an independent Scotland's future in Europe.
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BY TOM GORDON
The First Minister announced last week he had referred the matter to the independent panel of advisers on the Scottish Ministerial Code.
A row erupted after Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon revealed the SNP only recently commissioned specific legal advice on the issue, when Salmond appeared to suggest such advice had been taken in an earlier BBC interview.
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