Revelations that embattled MP Natalie McGarry transferred a ‘four-figure cash sum’ in an effort to resolve the issue of funds ‘missing’ from a campaign group she co-founded are set to open up a whole new can of worms for the Scots nationalist — who has already made herself available for interview by police.

With former cabinet minister Alastair Carmichael fighting an election court case and standards watchdog inquiry after he lied about attempts to damage Nicola Sturgeon with dodgy leaked memo, the SNP have been positively salivating at the prospect of the Lib Dems’ last MP in Scotland being a guinea pig for the Recall of MPs Act: