Tory MSP suspended from Scots parliament for commenting on controversial prisoner voting report

Scottish Conservative MSP Annie Wells has been suspended from Holyrood.

MSPs voted by 84 to 27 for her to be excluded from the Parliament for five days.

Ms Wells was deemed to have breached the Code of Conduct for MSPs by commenting on a report on prisoner voting ahead of its publication.

It means she will be excluded from Holyrood committee meetings and chamber debates for the week beginning Monday November 12.

In moving the motion, SNP MSP Bill Kidd said: "The...
source: Daily Record

2018-11-08 23:03
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