Scots First Minister: UK is ‘Nonsense’

London: Scottish National Party (SNP) leader Alex Salmond has described the current United Kingdom as “nonsense” that will no longer exist in 2014 stressing Scotland is at its closest to independence.

Salmond, who is the current Scottish First Minister told the SNP conference that Scotland is now closer to independence than at any time since kingdoms of Scotland and England came together in 1707 forming the UK. 

Salmond also gained a loud applause from the participants after citing a poem related to Scottish independence saying, “The beggars we, should we weep, fears that London wish to keep, eat well my trusty honest friends, in 2014, the nonsense ends.” 

Scotland’s first minister said the deal he and British Prime Minister David Cameron signed earlier in the week authorizing a referendum on Scottish independence in autumn 2014 was a “momentous, historic document” that included a promise by the UK government to respect the result of the yes or no vote in the plebiscite. 

“We are now closer to our goal of Scottish independence not just in the 80 years of SNP history but over the last 300 years. That’s what awaits the people of Scotland in two years’ time,” he added. 

Scotland’s First Minister also said that polls show his devolved administration is more trusted than the London government to make decisions in Scotland’s interests by a ratio of three-to-one.

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