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ref date:1 Jul 1999 (SI)
SNP wears white rose to defy Scotlands subservience

Alex Salmond, the SNP leader, instructed his party members to sport the white rose, linked to the Jacobite rebellions of the 1700's against English domination of Scotland.

Mr Salmond pushed the dagger in deeper by ditching a dinner held by London lover John Reid (Scottish secretary) and watching Sean Connery' new film at an opening night instead.!

Good on you Mr Salmond!