That’s the first time this has been the case for more than two years – though the majority is small.
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The solution to the challenges we face doesn’t lie in burying our heads in the sand or in jumping ship to another party.
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It will help Davidson solidify her grip on the unionist base, and give swing voters minded for a change from the SNP fewer alternatives to consider.
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Both of the national parties are built around different attitudes to economic policy, and the Scottish Parliament’s new responsibilities will force tough choices on the SNP.
Just as with Leave voters, another big swath of the electorate might be abandoned to Ruth Davidson as her rivals focus elsewhere.