Former SNP leader Alex Salmond wants new currency argument

24 March 2016, 11:17
Seth Dompreh

Former first minister Alex Salmond has called for a fresh look at the currency options for an independent Scotland.

He said he still favoured the use of Sterling, but said the independence case needs "refurbishment".

The MP believed a better case for the retention of the pound would prevent the independence case being "gazumped" by opponents in a future referendum.

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