ALEX Salmond’s former university turned down the chance to become home to a “monument to himself” which the then-First Minister unveiled hours before he resigned, it has emerged.

In November last year, Mr Salmond unveiled a large commemorative stone at Heriot-Watt University marking his opposition to tuition fees after he singled out his policy of free higher education as the one he was most proud of.

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