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Fourth win for the SNP with calls for second independence referendum

The Scottish National Party is celebrating the party’s fourth consecutive victory in the Scottish parliament election after winning a near majority of 64 seats.  In Scotland’s highest ever electoral turnout, with around 63 per cent of the electorate voting, the SNP fell short of just one seat needed to secure a majority at Holyrood but […]

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Sturgeon pledges independence referendum if SNP wins majority

Nicola Sturgeon has pledged to hold an ‘advisory’ referendum if the SNP returns a majority government in May’s Holyrood elections, irrespective of whether the UK government consents.  The pledge represents a change of tack from Sturgeon, who had previously remained tight-lipped over the prospect of holding a referendum without Westminster’s consent. But speaking to Andrew […]

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A ‘people’s vote’ is not what students need from Corbyn

It’s a lovely idea, isn’t it? The original vote back in 2016 was so close, and many people voted Leave as a ‘protest vote’, not taking it seriously or actually believing we would ever leave. Some of us just reaching our twenties weren’t even old enough to vote in the EU Referendum. So, let’s hold […]