Nicola Sturgeon questioned over deleted WhatsApp messages

31/01/2024 | The Guardian

In giving evidence to the Covid inquiry on Wednesday, Scotland's former first minister Nicola Sturgeon apologised if there was any misunderstanding concerning her previous assurances to Channel 4 in 2021 that she would hand over all her WhatsApp messages to any future inquiry even though she knew that she had already deleted them. Her response to the question: “Ah that.” 

Instead, what she had meant to say was that she had saved the messages she thought would be relevant and that she had deleted messages for security reasons. 

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