Henry McClelland was elected to represent Annandale South in Dumfries and Galloway in the Council elections last week.
It has been alleged that Henry McClelland, chairman of of Annan Athletic, has been betting on 'thousands' of games over the last six years. It is understood that over four hundred bets involved his own club.
Henry McClelland is scheduled to appear before the Scottish Football Association on June 1st.
Scottish Conservative local government spokesman Graham Simpson said:
"The SNP must act immediately and withdraw the whip from Mr McClelland while these very serious charges are being investigated.
"The SNP have not always been swift to act - it took nearly two weeks for their then-MP Michelle Thomson to be suspended after claims emerged that some of her property deals could have involved mortgage fraud.
"The SNP have a duty to the people of Dumfriesshire to suspend Mr McClelland now."
Douglas Beattie, the Labour general election candidate candidate in Dumfriesshire, Clydesdale & Tweeddale, said:
"These are very serious allegations. People in Dumfriesshire deserve better than this, so the SNP must suspend Henry McClelland as a matter of urgency.
"After the Michelle Thomson and Natalie McGarry scandals, this raises more questions about the SNP's vetting process."
‘Annan Athletic Football Club recognise the complaint that has been raised by the Scottish Football Association (SFA) and the club will co-operate fully with the enquiry. In the interim, the club will offer its support to the chairman until the matter is resolved’
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