Alex Salmond Inquiry: Half of Scots think Nicola Sturgeon should resign if she broke ministerial code and misled Scottish Parliament

Almost half of Scots think Nicola Sturgeon should resign if she is found to have misled the Scottish Parliament and broken the ministerial code, a new poll has revealed.

The BMG Research survey, commissioned by The Herald, found that 49 per cent of respondents said the First Minister’s position would be untenable if she was found to have misled MSPs, compared to 38 per cent who said she should continue in office.

More than one-in-ten (13 per cent) said they did not know.