Report: First Minister's Questions on Thursday, 16th May, 2013

Key points

  • Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond answered questions from opposition party leaders and backbenchers at his weekly chamber appearance.
  • In the hot seat for Scottish Labour was leader Johann Lamont and Scottish Tory questions came from party leader Ruth Davidson.
  • The SNP government had received legal advice on an independent Scotland's membership of the EU, but it had refused to reveal what it said.

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  • Louise Andrew 
  • Deirdre Kelly 
  • Stuart Nicolson 

Last updated 16 May 2013

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