Nicola Sturgeon will ‘get on with life’ following arrest of husband over party finances

Nicola Sturgeon Will ‘Get On With Life’ Following Arrest Of Husband Over Party Finances
The former Scottish first minister broke her silence with a statement outside her Glasgow home. Photo: PA
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By Sam Blewett and Neil Pooran, PA Political Staff

Nicola Sturgeon has said she intends to “get on with life and my job” after the arrest of her husband, the SNP’s former chief executive, during an investigation into party finances.

In her first comments since Peter Murrell’s arrest, Ms Sturgeon said recent days had been “obviously difficult” as she gave a short statement outside their Glasgow home on Saturday.


She said there will be “full cooperation” with the police investigation, but said she could not comment on it “as much as there are things I may want to say”.

“The last few days have been obviously difficult, quite dramatic at times, but I understand that is part of a process,” she told reporters.

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