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Alba will urge SNP to 'get a move on' with independence, says Alex Salmond

Apr 21, 2021 - The Independent UK

Former first minister says party will 'bring urgency into the timetable for delivering independence for Scotland'

Alex Salmond has vowed to immediately lay a motion instructing the Scottish government to begin independence negotiations if his newly formed party returns MSPs at next month's Holyrood election.

Launching the 57-page Alba Party manifesto - "Shake Things Up" - the former first minister and SNP leader said the Scottish parliament should pass a Referendum Bill if Boris Jo...