Natalie McGarry admitted two charges of embezzlement from her party and a pro-independence organisation when she appeared at Glasgow Sheriff Court on Wednesday 24 April 2019.
As of 1 April 2019, new legislation has come into force that criminalises psychological domestic abuse and coercive and controlling behaviour.
At the High Court in Glasgow last Friday, Lord Matthews sentenced 16-year-old Aaron Campbell to detention without limit of time, with a minimum term of 27 years, after he was found guilty of the abduction, rape and murder of Alesha MacPhail.
The BDO’s most recent FraudTrack report found that Scotland ranked as the fourth most defrauded region in the UK by value, as fraud rocketed by 88 per cent from £16.2 million in 2017 to £30.4 million last year.
Sentencing guidelines must be reviewed as a “matter of urgency” after a teenager who repeatedly sexually assaulted a six-year-old girl walked free from court, Scottish Labour has announced.