Let's Get Rid of Scotland:
Alex Salmond MP, Visiting Professor of Economics at Strathclyde University; Neal Ascherson, a journalist and writer who was born in Edinburgh; and Kevin Myers, a broadcaster, novelist, and award-winning correspondent for his coverage of the conflicts in Bosnia and Northern Ireland, spoke for the motion.
The Rt. Hon. Helen Liddell MP, former Chief Executive of the Business Venture Programme and director of the Scottish Daily Record and Sunday Mail; Magnus Linklater, Scotland-born and raised columnist for The Times and Scotland on Sunday; and Jamie McGrigor MSP, member of the Scottish Parliament for Highlands and Islands, spoke against the motion.
The debate, held on March 17, 2004, was chaired by Joan Bakewell, whose broadcasting career spans 35 years.
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