SNP general election chief accused in ‘Putin apology’ tweet
of Scottish National Party the person responsible for overseeing the election of a successor Nicola Sturgeon She is under attack after the Daily Express revealed a tweet from a British intelligence agency questioning her. Russia He was behind Sergey Skripal and his daughter Yulia’s 2018 Salisbury poisoning.
three weeks later Teresa May told the House it was “Probability is high” Regarding Putin being behind the shocking attack, Lorna Finn – SNP Secretary of State – tweeted, “There are more holes in Skripal’s story than a sieve.”
“Please don’t shoot me down with this, but if you’re really not sure before I commit to accusing other countries of terrorist attacks, I’ll ask Horner from other countries to agree. This #Novichok #Skripals story has more holes in that sieve than #confuses me”
In response to the revelations, Scottish Conservative Party chairman Craig Hoy told the Daily Express: “The SNP’s own leadership candidate has been accused of supporting the election by those running the election.” No wonder they are questioning the integrity of the election if they appear to be. Vladimir PutinEasy line of “.
A spokesperson for the Scottish Labor Party said: “These are very disturbing statements from senior Scottish ruling party officials.”
“With war raging in Europe, there is no room for Putin’s apology at any level of Scottish politics.”
The news comes amid controversy and confusion in the SNP leadership race, now run by Lorna Finn.
Two weeks ago, the British spy chief at GCHQ said, caveat That the party leadership election is at risk of cyber hacking.
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In early March, the Mail on Sunday reported that, given that the voting will be conducted almost entirely online, GCHQ’s intelligence chief said before voting “to highlight important ‘security considerations’. “I have contacted SNP.
Last week, Lorna Finn was also at the center of the storm by disclosing SNP membership numbers after calls for transparency from three candidates vying to replace Nicole Sturgeon.
An open letter signed by both Ash Regan and Kate Forbes was sent to SNP chief executive Peter Murrell on Wednesday, demanding that members be told how many members they have before voting begins.
The letter publicly criticized Lorna Finn, with Mrs. Reagan saying that she and Mrs. Forbes “have previously contacted Secretary of State Lorna Finn seeking this information.”
“However, as we have not yet received a response, we have been urged to address this issue through a formal open letter.”
In a letter Thursday afternoon, Mrs. Finn responded to claims about election transparency, saying, beyond not knowing the number of SNP members, “what are your specific concerns” regarding “the ‘integrity’ of the vote.” was not clear.
“As a returning officer, I can assure you that you are satisfied with the integrity of the vote,” she wrote.
Party membership numbers were finally released yesterday, marking a dramatic 30,000 drop since the party last reported about 14 months ago.
This week, SNP Rep. Kirsten Oswald thanked Lorna Finn for “doing a superlative job as secretary of state to make the election very efficient.”