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Salmond v Darling: Second Debate Live on BBC One Scotland, BBC Two

Salmond v Darling: Second Debate Live on BBC One Scotland, BBC Two

The second Scottish independence referendum leaders’ debate takes place this evening, live on the BBC.

As the people of Scotland prepare to vote in next month’s referendum on whether to break away from the rest of the UK, Glenn Campbell chairs the debate between First Minister Alex Salmond and Better Together leader Alistair Darling.

The SNP leader and the former chancellor of the exchequer will lay out their competing visions for the future of Scotland in front of a specially invited audience of 200 at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow.

Coverage begins at 8.30pm on BBC One Scotland and across the rest of the UK on BBC Two..

The BBC News Channel and Sky News will also have special coverage of the debate.

The Scottish independence referendum takes place on 18 September 2014.

Updated: Monday 25 August 2014
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