Ex chancellor who got UK through credit crunch, dies

Updated December 1 2023 - 5:20am, first published 5:17am
Much lauded former UK Chancellor Alistair Darling has died after a battle with cancer. (EPA PHOTO)
Much lauded former UK Chancellor Alistair Darling has died after a battle with cancer. (EPA PHOTO)

Former British finance minister Alistair Darling, a central figure in the UK's response to the 2008 financial crisis who later helped organise the campaign against Scottish independence, has died. He was 70.

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