August 13, 2022

Former politician Natalie McGarry has filed an attraction after she was jailed for embezzling £25,000 from the SNP and a pro-independence group.

McGarry was discovered responsible of embezzling £19,974 whereas he was Treasurer of Girls for Independence.

She additionally embezzled one other £4,661 whereas serving as secretary and organizer of the Glasgow SNP Regional Affiliation.

McGarry, who denied the allegations, was MP for Glasgow East between 2015 and 2017.

Sheriff Tom Hughes advised her at a June listening to: “Your function in these crimes not solely betrayed the belief others have positioned in you.

“Your requirements fall far in need of what the general public has a proper to anticipate from MPs.”

The Courtroom of Attraction in Edinburgh at present confirmed that papers had been filed in opposition to each the conviction and the jail sentence.

The main points of the grounds for the attraction are unknown.

A date for a attainable courtroom listening to has not been set.

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