Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of siding with the EU in its battle with the UK over vaccine doses, with the Scottish First Minister pledging to publish confidential vaccine information regardless of warnings that the data might jeopardise the UK’s provide. Ms Sturgeon promised to publish the info – which reveals what number of vaccine doses her nation expects every week – to counter claims that she is failing to roll out the vaccine in Scotland at pace. It led to allegations that Ms Sturgeon was “showboating” and “making an attempt to curry favour” with the EU. Boris Johnson urged her to rethink, warning that UK should “proceed to have nationwide safety of provide”. Douglas Ross, the Scottish Tory chief, argued it will be “deeply irresponsible” for Ms Sturgeon to place her politics forward of the individuals of Scotland and them getting vaccinations. The timing of her announcement got here because the EU and UK have been locked in battle over entry to the vaccine. Brussels has demanded that hundreds of thousands of British-made vaccine doses are diverted to the EU after AstraZeneca, the corporate which makes the vaccine, introduced that the EU orders have been delayed. On Thursday, the EC instructed Belgian officers to hold out a raid of an AstraZeneca plant in Belgium and accused the corporate of breaking its contract.