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Alex Salmond

Jonathan Maitland profiles Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister and the leader of the SNP, and asks how serious he is about pursuing Scottish independence.

Jonathan Maitland profiles Alex Salmond, Scotland's First Minister and the leader of the SNP.

Salmond is a private man with a very public image. Passionate about horse racing and renewable energy, he a pragmatic nationalist, a leader who reshaped his party and then abruptly left as leader in 2000, only to return four years later.

So who is the real Alex Salmond and how serious is he about pursuing Scottish independence?

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Sun 6 Sep 2009 17:40

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