Scottish independence: Can Alistair Darling at the head of the pro-Union campaign match Alex Salmond? « Slugger O'Toole | Referendum 2014 |

Alistair Darling is to spearhead a Save the Union campaign of all the pro-union parties in Scotland, according to a Mail on Sunday scoop. The former Chancellor has just confirmed the story on the Marr show, although the BBC website has still to catch up with it.The report says the plan was hatched in true Edinburgh style over tea and sandwiches in his constituency home, one of a several over recent months. It was impressively attended.