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Focus – Independence the ‘elephant within the room’ as Scotland goes to polls

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As voters head to the polls for the Scottish Parliament elections, the difficulty of independence shouldn’t be removed from individuals’s minds. The Scottish Nationwide Social gathering (SNP) is hoping for a majority within the 129-seat devolved parliament, which may pave the best way for a second referendum on Scottish independence. Again in 2014, Scots voted by a margin of 55 % to remain within the UK, however since Brexit, polls have indicated an increase in assist for going it alone.

FRANCE 24’s crew stories from Dumbarton, which was as soon as a mighty shipbuilding city and a Labour Social gathering stronghold. At present, though at the moment held by Labour, it is essentially the most marginal seat in Scotland and is being carefully watched, with way forward for the UK doubtlessly at stake.

Since Brexit, a sequence of opinion polls have proven a rise in assist for Scottish independence, which might be the largest shakeup of the Union in a century. However whereas some Scots are in favour of slicing ties with London, others argue that Scotland has been weakened by the Covid-19 pandemic and imagine it will be higher off staying within the UK.

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