18 Apr 2023

SNP treasurer arrested as part of finances probe

Humza Yousaf began his first big speech in office this afternoon by admitting, perhaps by way of understatement, that being First Minister “has its challenges”.

At that very moment his party’s treasurer was being questioned by the police.

In his speech he tried to shake off the tag of ‘continuity candidate’ by pressing pause on some of Nicola Sturgeon’s defining policies.