Alex Salmond’s personal media company was almost drained of money last year, leaving it with its lowest reserves since it was founded in 2015.

Chronicles of Deer Ltd ended the year to 28 February 2021 with just £89 of profit and loss reserves, down from £62,535 the year before.

The firm’s cash in hand and at the bank also fell by more than £100,0000, from £104,457 in 2020 to £4,442 last year, according to accounts signed off today.

The accounts also suggest that Mr Salmond, who has previously taken money out of the firm as dividends, borrowed money from it for the first time

The new filing says that among the debtors is “an amount of £19,755 due to the company by a shareholder”, and Mr Salmond is the sole shareholder.

Mr Salmond last week suffered a blow to his finances and reputation when he was forced to suspend his weekly show on a pro-Putin TV channel after the invasion of Ukraine.

Want to see more SNP fails? – Politics Matters

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