Alistair Darling

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SNP brands new peers a “sorry list”

August 28, 2015

The SNP has renewed its call for the House of Lords to be abolished, branding the new 45 peers announced by Downing Street a "sorry list" of former politicians and "cronies and hangers-on with big cheque books".

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VOTE: Who do you think came out on top in the second #indyref debate?

August 25, 2014

A snap poll taken after tonight’s independence debate in Glasgow had Alex Salmond as a comfortable winner. The ICM study for the Guardian found that 71% of about 500 people polled thought the SNP leader outperformed Better Together leader Alistair Darling. But will it have an influence on the final vote in September?

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Salmond fails to seize moment

August 5, 2014

First Minister Alex Salmond was left disappointed last night as he failed to dominate the first major independence TV debate in the way many expected.

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