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Author Alasdair Gray Denies Anti-English Claims

Posted at 7:21AM Thursday 14 Aug 2014

Outspoken writer Alasdair Gray, one of the leading figures in the cultural movement for independence, has denied claims he is anti-English - despite raising fresh concerns about who is being appointed to senior jobs in the arts in Scotland.

Gray attacked the "vast industry" of arts administrators in Scotland and the number of posts that were being handed to "bankers and businessmen".

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