Could the combined Brexit and coronavirus pandemic seal the fate of the United Kingdom with a win for Scottish Independence?


First published in October 2020.


The rumblings of a second independence referendum in Scotland have never really gone away, and have only been amplified the longer and more damaging the Brexit process has become – and now compounded by Number 10’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.

A new survey by Ipsos MORI has revealed a record high share of Scots (58%) now saying they would vote in favour of leaving the UK if there were to be a referendum tomorrow.

Results of a survey on Scottish independence in October 2020. | Statista

Could the combined Brexit and coronavirus pandemic seal the fate of the United Kingdom with a win for Scottish Independence in the years to come? 🔷





[This piece was first published in Statista & written by Martin Armstrong, Data Journalist at Statista.]

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