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Nicola Sturgeon urged by SNP veteran to publish outcome of Fergus Ewing bullying claims probe

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An SNP veteran has called on Nicola Sturgeon to reveal the outcome of a bullying probe into party stalwart Fergus Ewing.Alex Neil accused the First Minister of “secrecy” and said transparency is the “right thing to do”.

Ewing was reportedly the subject of a bullying complaint by civil servants when he was Sturgeon’s Rural Economy and Tourism Cabinet Secretary.

The probe has been completed but Sturgeon is refusing to say whether the complaint was upheld. She cited “GDP privacy issues” and told MSPs she could be breaching the law by talking about it.Her response has led to a split inside her own party, with senior figures contradicting her position.Neil, a former SNP Health Secretary, told the Record he was not aware of the basis of the complaint against Ewing, but said: "On a point of principle, if there has been an investigation it is only right that Parliament is informed about the outcome.

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