Salmond’s plan B currency alternatives clarify nothing

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n the second TV debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond, the currency issue was again to the fore. This was almost inevitable after it was the Scottish first minister’s undoing in the previous debate.

But this time it didn’t give Darling the same advantage. Salmond was forced to reveal plan B – the currency alternative if Scotland were not able to enter into a sterling union with the rest of the UK. It turned out to be “three plan Bs”. Two of which looked suspiciously like plan A. Here is what Salmond is now saying:

Period27 Aug 2014

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