Alex Salmond exceeds crowdfunder target for legal fees within hours
Former First Minister Alex Salmond who began crowdfunding his legal fees last night for his judicial review case at the Court of Session exceeded his target in a matter of hours.
Mr Salmond sought £50,000 to cover the fees involved in seeking judicial review of the Permanent Secretary to the Scottish government’s handling of complaints made against him.
He said: “The costs of a Judicial Review in the highest court in the land are huge. Many have asked how they can help directly.
“Therefore I have established a crowd funder to assist with costs. All sums received will contribute exclusively to progressing the Judicial Review and any money left over will be used to support good causes in Scotland and beyond.”
At the time of publication he had raised £75,760.