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Scotland's former First Minister Alex Salmond has confirmed he will stand for a seat at Westminster.
Mr Salmond said he was finding it "impossible to stand on the sidelines".
ITV News Scotland Correspondent Debi Edward reports.
Malcolm Bruce, the Lib Dem MP for Gordon, said he was sure his constituents would be "delighted" to have the chance to reject Alex Salmond at the next election.
''People in Gordon rejected the First Minister's independence plans overwhelmingly at the referendum," Bruce said.
''I am sure that they would be delighted to have the chance to reject him again in May. Bring it on.''
Former Scotland First Minister Alex Salmond was met with rapturous applause as he formally launched his bid for a seat in Westminster at next year's General Election.
Alex Salmond has confirmed his candidacy for a seat in Westminster at next year's General Election.
The former Scotland First Minister formally announced his hopes to become the SNP's candidate for the Gordon constituency at an event in Aberdeenshire.
Scotland's former First Minister Alex Salmond is to stand for a seat in Westminster at next year's General Election.
The ex-SNP leader is expected to formally announce his candidacy for the Gordon constituency on Sunday.
The seat is currently held by Lib Dem MP Sir Malcolm Bruce, who is retiring next May.