Alistair Darling

Type: Person
Name: Alistair Darling
Title: Politician, Former Chancellor of the Exchequer (2007 - 2010) and MP for Edinburgh South West
Organization: The Labour Party (United Kingdom)
Date of Birth: 1953-11-28
Nationality: United Kingdom
Fact Sheet: Biography for Alistair Darling
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 12 reports

Scottish independence: Brown slams SNP ‘equality’

GORDON Brown today attacked Alex Salmond's left wing credentials claiming that SNP policies would see inequality and poverty reign until "doomsday".At a Better Together rally in Dundee, the former prime minister argued that the beneficiaries of Scottish ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 8 reports

VIDEO: Protestor interrupts Gordon Brown speech

A supporter of Scottish independence has interrupted a speech by former Prime Minister Gordon Brown ahead of next month's referendum.Mr Brown was appearing alongside Alistair Darling, the head of the pro-UK Better Together campaign, at the event in the ... [Published BBC - 3 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 19 reports

Salmond and Darling: Who Has It Right on Scotland's Oil?

As everyone has commented, Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling really went at it in the debate last night, and fulminated at each other about North Sea oil, like everything.But who was right about what?Well, to establish neutrality, let's take one statement ... [Published Huffington Post UK - 5 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated 22 hours ago - 95 reports

Scottish independence: Alex Salmond celebrates fightback but still faces upstream battle

The four words that Alex Salmond used to close his televised debating victory over Alistair Darling – "This is our time" – has left the Yes campaign with a renewed belief that they can still persuade Scotland to leave the union. Despite firm answers on ... [Published The Independent - 22 hours ago]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 22 reports

Salmond upbeat after second debate

The momentum from the final television clash between Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling will carry the pro-independence campaign to victory in next month's referendum, the First Minister has claimed.Mr Salmond said the "Yes campaign are going to have our ... [Published York Press - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 26 reports

Scotland’s Yes campaign nudges ahead in the polls

Alex Salmond lost the first TV debate earlier this month by a country mile, yet the Yes side in Scotland’s independence referendum campaign nudged a little forward in later opinion polls.Last night, he decisively beat former Labour Chancellor of the Exchequer ... [Published Irish Times - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 96 reports

UPDATE 3-Scotland's pro-independence leader steamrolls final TV debate before vote

12:51am BST* Scotland to hold independence referendum on Sept. 18* TV debate was seen as last chance to reach wide audience* Snap poll showed nationalist leader easily won debate* But independence movement still behind in the polls (Recasts, updates after ... [Published Reuters UK - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Salmond seen as winner in TV debate

Scotland’s first minister engages in testy exchange with Alistair Darling in crucial televised debate just weeks before the vote on independence ... [Published FT.com - World, Europe - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

#indyref debate: Council left red-faced over abusive Alistair Darling tweet

East Renfrewshire Council were left red-faced tonight when an overenthusiastic employee aired his referendum views on their official Twitter page.At 9.25pm, in the heat of the debate between First Minister Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling, the unnamed ... [Published Press and Journal - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 6 reports

Salmond pleads for Scots to seize destiny

Scotland’s first minister in testy exchange with Alistair Darling in crucial TV debate on independence ... [Published FT.com - UK News - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 2 reports

Scottish independence: Sillars hits out at Darling

BETTER Together leader Alistair Darling’s economic “predictions of doom” for an independent Scotland should be dismissed following his “total failure as Chancellor”, according to former SNP deputy leader Jim Sillars. ... [Published The Scotsman - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 11 reports

Darling and Salmond meet for second referendum debate

The second Scottish leader's referendum debate will take place tonight, Monday 25 August.The first one saw Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling put on the spot by each other and audience members. Tonight's debate will be hosted by the BBC at the Kelvingrove ... [Published itv.com - Aug 25 2014]

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Ice bucket challenge: Supermarkets encouraged t... [Published Press and Journal - 3 hours ago]
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Council apologises after sending rude tweet dur... [Published Localgov.co.uk - 5 hours ago]
Scotland Better Together campaign video: Chasin... [Published Telegraph - 5 hours ago]
Salmond's 'plan B' currency alternatives clarif... [Published Conversation UK - 5 hours ago]
Salmond and Darling: Who Has It Right on Scotla... [Published Huffington Post UK - 5 hours ago]
Danny Alexander: Debt threat a “menace” to Scots [Published Press and Journal - 5 hours ago]
Brown joins Darling on Better Together campaign... [Published itv.com - 6 hours ago]
Video: Heckler interrupts Gordon Brown's Better... [Published Evening Express - 6 hours ago]
Brown: Yes vote 'won't benefit ordinary Scottis... [Published itv.com - 6 hours ago]
Business leaders say ‘case for independence has... [Published Business Matters Magazine - 6 hours ago]
HSBC, BHP Billiton, Weir Group: The businesses ... [Published Management Today Magazine - 6 hours ago]
Yes vote 'won't benefit people' [Published News Shopper - 6 hours ago]
Big business warn against Scottish independence [Published Northcliff Melville Times - 6 hours ago]
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Scotland’s Independence Movement Gets a Boost F... [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Aug 26 2014]
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Darling denies scaring Scots [Published Reuters Video: Top News - Jun 04 2014]
Darling denies scaring Scots [Published Reuters Video: Business - Jun 04 2014]
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