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UK: Salmond denounces "fear mongering" on campaign trail01:28

UK: Salmond denounces "fear mongering" on campaign trail

United Kingdom, Edinburgh
September 15, 2014 at 12:41 GMT +00:00 · Published

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond spoke to the press at Edinburgh Airport on Monday, commenting on allegations that the Royal Treasury had pre-empted an announcement by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

The bank decided that if Scotland became independent it would put up its main headquarters in London, however the information came out of the treasury around 45 minutes earlier. Salmond called the incident an attempt at "fear mongering" and that the people of Scotland had "no mood" for it.

Salmond then left for his home-town of Linlithglow to continue campaigning for a 'Yes' vote in the upcoming independence referendum. The latest opinion polling released by Panelbase on Friday showed 47 per cent of Scots against independence, 46 per cent for, with seven per cent undecided.

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Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond spoke to the press at Edinburgh Airport on Monday, commenting on allegations that the Royal Treasury had pre-empted an announcement by the Royal Bank of Scotland.

The bank decided that if Scotland became independent it would put up its main headquarters in London, however the information came out of the treasury around 45 minutes earlier. Salmond called the incident an attempt at "fear mongering" and that the people of Scotland had "no mood" for it.

Salmond then left for his home-town of Linlithglow to continue campaigning for a 'Yes' vote in the upcoming independence referendum. The latest opinion polling released by Panelbase on Friday showed 47 per cent of Scots against independence, 46 per cent for, with seven per cent undecided.

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