Police investigating death threats at Falkirk Council

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Police Scotland confirmed this week it was looking into allegations of supposed death made by SNP supporters towards three Labour councillors and Provost Billy Buchanan at a meeting of Falkirk Council last month.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police in Falkirk have received a complaint following a verbal incident at a council meeting on April 5. Inquiries are being carried out to establish if there is any criminality and the complainer has been updated.” Regarding the matter, Falkirk SNP group stated: “We will be defending our position and our members vigorously and will be questioning the misuse of Police Scotland time and resources.”