The Scotsman cartoon: Scottish independence TV debate

DANNY Alexander has challenged First Minister Alex Salmond for a TV showdown on the independence debate.

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green

Prime Minister David Cameron has already rejected a TV debate with the Scottish leader, claiming it was a matter for Scots.

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The First Minister’s office claimed Lib-Dem MP Mr Alexander was acting as a human shield for the Conservatives in Scotland.