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Posts Tagged: Alba Party
Lord Ashcroft: My survey of Scottish voters. The SNP maintains its lead for the Holyrood elections. But there are clouds on its horizon.
For many, Brexit is a powerful justification for a new independence referendum. But this, too, works both ways.
Meanwhile, the Scottish Tories double down on their referendum threat… whilst the SNP start to back off from the idea.
Henry Hill: Anger at Westminster as Scottish Tories put SNP’s referendum pledge at the heart of their campaign
It helps the Nationalists avoid scrutiny of their record and undermines Johnson’s pledge not to grant another vote.
The best George Galloway’s party can hope to achieve is taking seats from other unionists. They’re more likely to hand them to separatists.
It might allow Sturgeon to focus on the progressive, europhile case for independence whilst Salmond rallies leavers and cultural conservatives.