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Scottish independence campaign has stalled, says Alistair Darling

Publié par Clifford Armion le 25/05/2012

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Severin Carrell

Alistair Darling has claimed that Alex Salmond's campaign for Scottish independence has stalled at the starting line after a poll found that only a third of Scots want to leave the UK.

The poll findings were released by the former chancellor a few hours before Salmond launched his party's long-awaited "Yes Scotland" campaign for the referendum on independence in 2014, centred on a new public declaration supporting separation under the slogan "Scotland's Future in Scotland's Hands".

The event at a multiscreen cinema in Edinburgh, billed as the largest community-based political movement in the country's history, will feature pro-independence celebrities and public figures including former Labour politicians such as the former Falkirk MP Dennis Canavan.
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"Scottish independence campaign has stalled, says Alistair Darling", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), mai 2012. Consulté le 21/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/scottish-independence-campaign-has-stalled-says-alistair-darling