Winter is coming !Alex Salmond resigns from SNP following sexual harassment allegations

Alex Salmond resigns from SNP following sexual harassment allegations

Alex Salmond has resigned from the SNP
Alex Salmond has resigned from the SNP Credit: ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP

Former Scottish first minister Alex Salmond has resigned his membership of the SNP following allegations of sexual harassment, he said on Twitter.

In a statement, Mr Salmond said: “I truly love the SNP and the wider independence movement in Scotland.

“They have been the defining commitment of my life.

“But today I have written to the National Secretary of the Party resigning my membership.”