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Nicola Sturgeon: Margaret Ferrier should step down after 'dangerous and indefensible' actions

Nicola Sturgeon reacts to her party’s Margaret Ferrier breaking Covid rules – saying that even as a friend and colleague, her actions were “reckless,
dangerous and completely indefensible”.

Nicola Sturgeon has called on Margaret Ferrier to resign after she crossed the country from London to Scotland after having tested positive for coronavirus, with a Cabinet minister warning that “nobody is above the law”

Stressing that the rules apply to everyone, Sturgeon said she has made it clear to Ferrier that she should resign.

“I feel very angry,” Sturgeon said, “It’s important that you have confidence in the advice that I give you. And that means the rules apply to everyone.”

Margaret Ferrier, Rutherglen and Hamilton West MP, admitted to travelling to Parliament without waiting for test results, speaking in the Commons, and then returning home by train after receiving a positive result. 

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