Scotland’s Minister for childhood and early development Mac McDonald, resigned in connection with “improper conduct”. This is stated in the letter MacDonald first Minister and leader of the Scottish national party to Nicola Sturgeon, reports Deutsche Welle.
“Some of my actions in the past have been perceived as inappropriate in the moments when I considered their actions just funny or trying to be friendly, others my behavior could seem unpleasant and make you wonder about my intentions,” – said in a letter to the Minister.
McDonald also apologized to anyone I may have upset by their actions, and who considered his behavior to be impermissible. “Given the position that I occupy in the public service, I feel it inappropriate to continue to fulfill this role in the Scottish government at this time,” he said.
MacDonald also expressed the hope that neither his family nor one of the women will not be objects of attention of after his departure from the government.
On 1 November, British defence Secretary Michael Fallon has resigned amid allegations of sexual harassment.