Alex Salmond, First Minister of Scotland, gave a New Statesman lecture on 4 March 2014 entitled “Scotland’s Future in Scotland’s Hands”. The full text of the lecture is available to read here.
You can watch highlights from the lecture and the question and answer session which followed here:
Later on in the evening, NS editor Jason Cowley appeared on Newsnight Scotland to discuss the lecture:
You can also listen to the audio of both the lecture and the question and answer session here:
As part of the recent Scotland special of the magazine, Alex Salmond wrote an essay asking “Why should Scotland let itself be ruled by the Tories?”. Other contributors to the issue include Kirsty Wark, Angus Roxburgh, Helena Kennedy, Will Self, John Bew, Jack Vettriano, Andrew Marr, and Craig Ferguson.