Pro-union Westminster politicians, including Labour leader Ed Miliband, tweeted their support for Alistair Darling after the first Scottish independence debate tonight.
Well done Alistair. Showed that Better Together offers the best of both worlds and Alex Salmond has no answers on the key questions.
Darling won that hands down, the right questions, the strongest arguments for the UK - Salmond's bluff and bluster no match #ScotDecides
The first debate between Alistair Darling and Alex Salmond had barely finished when their respective teams went into battle.
Campaign rivals Alex Salmond and Alistair Darling both traded blows in a surprisingly feisty televised debate on Scottish independence.
Alistair Darling is getting 'feisty' during the STV Debate.