FORMER SNP MPs Alex Salmond and Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh are still representing the UK Parliament in Europe – despite losing their seats in last month’s election.
Alex Salmond & Tasmina Ahmed-Sheikh, pictured outside the European Commission headquarters in 2014
Jackson Carlaw, deputy Scottish Conservative leader, said: “We know the Nationalists took defeat badly last month, and this hanging-on proves it.
“The SNP is forever moaning about the House of Lords and other so-called undemocratic outcomes. Both of these candidates were booted out by the electorate, yet still they pocket taxpayers’ cash when they should be moving on.
“In Nicola Sturgeon’s own words, that is a democratic ‘abomination’.”