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Alistair Darling on Alex Salmond.

Former Chancellor Alistair Darling, who is leading the Better Together campaign. Photograph: Getty Images.

He will move Heaven and Earth not to have to confront the fact that a majority of people in Scotland don’t want independence. He will muddy the waters, he will play fast and loose.

Alistair Darling ridicules (£) Alex Salmond's support for a second question in the independence referendum.