Scotland’s former First Minister Alex Salmond has said he had a fantastic response from everyone in Londonderry for a ‘Remain’ vote in the upcoming EU referendum on June 23.
The ex-leader of the Scottish Nationalist Party (SNP) was speaking after joining the SDLP on a city centre canvass on Friday afternoon.
Mr Salmond tweeted afterwards: “Great time campaigning the positive case for Europe in Derry… Fantastic response from everyone.”
“I thoroughly enjoyed the singing in Derry too!”
Foyle MP Mark Durkan said: “It was great to welcome Alex Salmond to Derry.
“Alex is someone who is a proven, formidable campaigner for Europe who is making such a positive pitch for the ‘Remain’ campaign.
“He was strong in his message, credibly measured in his arguments, sensitive to local perspectives, and colourful in his appeal to voters.”