Scotland on Sunday cartoon: Independence TV debate

Scotland on Sunday cartoon 29/09/13

Scotland on Sunday cartoon 29/09/13

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The Prime Minister formally refused to go head-to-head with Scotland’s First Minister in a televised debate on the independence referendum.

The issue is a matter for “Scots living in Scotland” and should not become a glorified general election, David Cameron wrote in a letter to Alex Salmond.

Any TV debate should instead involve Alistair Darling, the Labour MP leading the Better Together campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom, he claimed.

Illustration by Brian Adcock

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