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Salmond launches his bid for a seat in Westminster

Alex Salmond has launched his bid for a seat in Westminster at next year's General Election.

The former Scotland First Minister formally announced his candidacy for the Gordon constituency at an event in Aberdeenshire.

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Alex Salmond to stand as MP at General Election

Alex Salmond Credit: PA Wire

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.

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