Scottish Independence: Alex Salmond's currency defence

Key points

  • UK Chancellor George Osborne said last week the rest of the UK would not want to share the sterling currency with an independent Scotland
  • Labour and the Lib Dems agreed that a vote for Scottish independence would mean walking away from the pound
  • Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has vowed to "deconstruct" the chancellor's case in a speech to business leaders

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Last updated 17 February 2014

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