NICOLA Sturgeon was yesterday challenged to “come out of hiding” amid a growing storm over a £17 million public spending spree that could sway polls.
There have already been demands for a probe into the announcement of an £8.4 million cash injection into a Glasgow regeneration scheme.
Glasgow City Council has been held by Labour since 1980 but is tipped to fall to the SNP.
But the row escalated with Tories highlighting two more announcements made less than 10 days before polling.
On April 25, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing unveiled £948,000 to help crofters in remote communities secure better housing.