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First minister's question time 26 November

Alex Salmond hit out at Labour's "day of shame" during first minister's questions on 26 November 2009, after it emerged the party will oppose a plan for a minimum price for alcohol.

The first minister also clashed with Scottish Labour leader Iain Gray over the number of teachers in Scotland.

Annabel Goldie, the Scottish Conservative leader, called for the government to drop plans for free prescriptions and asked Mr Salmond to invest the money saved to fight child malnutrition.

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Tavish Scott said reserve funds held by quangos should be repaid to the consolidated fund, but the first minister replied that the £122m would just be cut from the budget from Westminster if the government reclaimed the cash.

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