Scottish Government knew of police spying on journalists allegations

Police Scotland and the Scottish Government were under immense pressure last week to make a statement on the issue.
FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has known for over a month about allegations that Police Scotland unlawfully used its spying powers in a bid to identify journalists’ sources.
The Scottish Government had the breach confirmed by the single force before a watchdog produced its report into illegal snooping on reporters.
Labour has called on the First Minister to “come clean” over the Scottish Government’s involvement regarding allegations that Police Scotland has been involved in illegal spying on journalists.
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