Answers wanted over claims Alex Salmond first probed in 2013 Reports have surfaced that Alex Salmond was first investigated in 2013. Picture: TSPL Tom Peterkin Email Published: 14:54 Saturday 29 September 2018 Share this article Sign Up To Our Daily Newsletter Sign up Team-Building Doesn’t Have To Be Cringeworthy! Here Is How To Get It Right Because nothing is worse than forced fun… Read More Promoted by Crowne Plaza Opposition politicians have demanded answers following reports that one of the sexual harassment claims made against Alex Salmond was first investigated five years ago. Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish Government was urged to respond to the “serious revelation” that a complaint by a female member of staff was examined in 2013, five years before civil servants conducted a second investigation into her allegations of sexual misconduct. READ MORE: Alex Salmond allegations: Police probe conduct during Scottish independence referendum campaign The Daily Mail reported that Mr Salmond, who was First Minister at the time, apologised to the woman for a “misunderstanding” during the incident at Bute House. Morgan.M – The Navy Verona £200 Promoted by wolfandbadger.com The newspaper claimed senior sources said that the woman accepted the then First Minister’s apology and no action was taken against Mr Salmond.Earlier this year civil servants ordered an investigation into the incident, along with another complaint by another woman. Police Scotland are also investigating the complaints.