Salmond defends vote question

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Alex Salmond has said that the United Kingdom would be maintained in some form after Scottish independence.

Speaking on the Andrew Marr Show the First Minister said that the monarchical union between Scotland and England would mean the United Kingdom continuing.

He explained that was why the question of "leaving the UK" could not be put in the referendum.

You can watch The Andrew Marr Show in full on the BBC iPlayer

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