Former Scottish First Minister Salmond announces launch of new pro-independence Party

By ANI | Published: March 26, 2021 09:11 PM2021-03-26T21:11:01+5:302021-03-26T21:20:10+5:30

Ex-Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, who formerly headed the Scottish National Party (SNP), announced on Friday the launch of a new pro-independence political party, the Alba Party, which he is set to lead into the upcoming Scottish parliamentary elections.

Former Scottish First Minister Salmond announces launch of new pro-independence Party | Former Scottish First Minister Salmond announces launch of new pro-independence Party

Former Scottish First Minister Salmond announces launch of new pro-independence Party

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Ex-Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond, who formerly headed the Scottish National Party (SNP), announced on Friday the launch of a new pro-independence political party, the Alba Party, which he is set to lead into the upcoming Scottish parliamentary elections.

"Today, I'm announcing the public launch of a new political force, the Alba Party. Alba will contest the upcoming Scottish elections as a list-only party under my leadership seeking to build a supermajority for independence in the Scottish parliament," Salmond said in a video address.

Salmond resigned from the SNP in 2018 as he fought to deny allegations of sexual assault

The Scottish parliamentary elections are set to be held on May 6. (/Sputnik)

( With inputs from ANI )

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