Scottish Labour Leader reacts to Salmond speech

"This is a programme with few surprises and nothing in it to address the problems families across Scotland are facing. It is radical only in his ambition to change his title from First Minister to Prime Minister.

He says he can't change Scotland because he doesn't have enough power so he doesn't use the power he has to change Scotland for the better."

– Johann Lamont MSP, Scottish Labour Leader

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Alex Salmond announces referendum plans

Scotland's First Minister has announced plans to introduce the independence referendum bill within the next year