Scottish first minister accuses new party of misleading voters in suggesting it can ‘game the system’
Alex Salmond is misleading voters by suggesting there is a way to “trick our way to independence”, Nicola Sturgeon has said as she again described her predecessor’s new party as an attempt to game the Holyrood voting system.
Salmond launched the Alba party last Friday with the express strategy of winning a “pro-independence super-majority” in May’s Holyrood elections. He has suggested his plan is complimentary to the SNP, which has been predicted its own simple majority in a number of recent polls. Sturgeon said the new political enterprise was “not a friendly gesture”.