As a constitutional stand-off between Westminster and Holyrood approaches, Lord David Owen has shed some light on the First Minister’s strategy and revealed why was “very happy” to have a general election before Christmas.
The former Labour foreign secretary and SDP leader said: “Why did the SNP vote for a general election back in November?
“C’mon! Grow up.
“They knew perfectly well their ex-leader, Alex Salmond, was going to be put on trial.