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Calls for MP to resign after admission about memo of private conversation in which SNP leader purportedly said she wanted David Cameron to remain PM
Alistair Carmichael, the Lib Dem former Scottish secretary, has come under pressure to resign as an MP after admitting being responsible for an election leak intended to damage Nicola Sturgeon.
Carmichael said he authorised his special adviser to release a memo about a private conversation in which Scotland’s first minister purportedly said she wanted David Cameron to remain as prime minister. As a consequence neither he nor his adviser would be taking the severance pay they were due, the Lib Dem MP for Orkney and Shetland said.
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