SNP MP charged after alleged disturbance involving Celtic flag

An SNP MP and his neighbour have been charged after an alleged disturbance involving a Celtic flag.

Steven Bonnar, MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, was said to have hung the flag in the window of his home in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, on April 16.

The MP then reportedly got into an argument over the flag with a 51-year-old neighbour.

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A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Following further inquiries, Police Scotland can confirm two men aged 38 and 51 have been charged in connection with a disturbance at an address in Columbia Court, Uddingston, on Thursday 16 April 2020.

Steven Bonnar, MP for Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, was said to have hung the flag in the window of his home in Uddingston, Lanarkshire, on April 16.

"A report will be submitted to the procurator fiscal."

Mr Bonnar and the SNP have been approached for comment.

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