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It is often said that the secret of good comedy is timing and former first minister Alex Salmond certainly has a sense of humour.

But he was first to admit that, in the campaign for independence in 2014, the timing all went wrong and peaked too early, leaving the “No” camp to romp home with 55 per cent against separation. So now that the independence matter has been put to rest for a lifetime, the people of Scotland can relax in the comfort and security of the UK …

Dennis Forbes Grattan, Bucksburn, Aberdeen