Scotland will hold a vote for independence



Alex Salmond : minister
Alex Salmond, the first minister of Scotland, and David Cameron, the UK prime minister, signed the "Edinburgh agreement" on 15 October which will give the Scottish parliament the legal power to stage an historic referendum on independence before the end of 2014.
Alex Salmond is a first minister of Scotland


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