Inside Politics: Alex Salmond ready to reveal his ‘conspiracy’ claims

As the former SNP leader finally gives his testimony, current boss Nicola Sturgeon faces new allegations she broke the ministerial code, writes Adam Forrest

Friday 26 February 2021 08:19 GMT
Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon in 2013.
Alex Salmond and Nicola Sturgeon in 2013. (Getty Images)

Is it worth raking over the past for a bit of drama? We have the first photos of Kenneth Branagh playing Boris Johnson for This Sceptred Isle, a series which will look back at the PM’s initial response to the Covid crisis. Fortunately for Johnson, the Branagh drama doesn’t come out until 2022, which gives him a bit of breathing space. There’s no breathing space for Nicola Sturgeon right now. The political drama in Scotland reaches fever pitch today, as Alex Salmond finally gets the chance to rake over the past in great detail at the Scottish parliamentary inquiry.

Inside the bubble

Political editor Andrew Woodcock on what to look out for today:

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