Alistair Darling rejects Scottish separation

Quote of the day: "The nationalists will go to great lengths to try and prove there is a groundswell towards leaving the UK but the truth is their campaign has been stalled.' Former Chancellor Alistair Darling today published an opinion poll showing that only 33% of Scottish voters was independence, whereas 57% are actually opposed. Speaking as leader of the pro-UK campaign, he added: 'Independence is as unpopular as it has ever been.' Careful, Darling, with rhetoric like that, somebody's boond te set aboot ye'...

by Michael Northcott
Last Updated: 09 Oct 2013
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