Date named for vote on quitting UK; UNION.
The First Minister said September 18, 2014, would be a "historic day" and added: "I believe Scotland will vote yes to create a better country than we have now."
But ex-Chancellor Alistair Darling, campaigning to keep Scotland in the UK, said a yes vote would be "buying a one-way ticket to a deeply uncertain destination."
He added: "I'm willing to put forward a powerful case for why Scotland is stronger and better as part of the UK."
The SNP won a majority at the last Holyrood election.
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|Publication:||The Mirror (London, England)|
|Date:||Mar 22, 2013|
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