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Salmond 'has referendum mandate'

Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has insisted his government has a mandate to hold a referendum on independence in the autumn of 2014.

It comes after ministers in London said such a move would be unlawful without Westminster's approval.

Lorna Gordon reports.

  • 11 Jan 2012
  • From the section UK