3 May 2009

ALEX Salmond (the Scottish First Minister ) has declared that Scotland is "two-thirds" of the way down the road to independence, hailing the "extraordinary" progress made by the SNP since devolution.

Marking the 10th anniversary of the first Scottish election, the First Minister said the prospect of splitting up the United Kingdom is now closer than at any time since the Act of Union was signed in 1707.
"I think Scotland's closer to independence than it's been for 300 years," Salmond said...continue

SOURCE: The ScotlandOnSunday
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