Challenge to Sturgeon on ‘cronyism’

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Royal Bank of Scotland is investigating allegations of cronyism after a whistleblower claimed the lender appointed a man to a top role on the basis that he is the friend of a senior executive.

Challenge to Sturgeon on ‘cronyism’. Coming on top of claims of cronyism following the Scottish Government’s award of 150,000 to the company behind T in the Park, for whom a former SNP government special adviser was working, and continued finger-pointing from the opposition parties.

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the Scottish First Minister tried to revive her flagging political career with a call for more votes on Britain’s future as she tries to hold off the challenge from popular Scottish Tory leader Ruth.

Nicola Sturgeon was last night at the centre of a fresh row about cronyism as new evidence emerged of links between Scottish government and pro-independence donors. The first minister was asked to.

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Royal Bank of Scotland is investigating allegations of cronyism after a whistleblower claimed the lender appointed a man to a top role on the basis that he is the friend of a senior staff member.

Coffee House. Sleaze, cronyism and the SNP: the New Politics is charmingly familiar.. combined, they represent the largest challenge to her authority the First Minister has yet encountered.