Dr William McDougall
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Scottish election: Alex Salmond’s Alba gamble could yet tip scales on second independence referendum.6 min read
There is everything to play for as Scotland counts down to the vital election of May 6. As the UK slowly emerges from the coronavirus pandemic, a constitutional clash between supporters of Scottish independence and Boris Johnson’s UK government looks likely.
Independence support in Scotland is now at critical levels. The ball is in the UK prime minister’s court.
At first glance it seems like a strange strategy to go big on another independence referendum when half of Scots would vote No.
As the SNP took three of six seats in the EU Parliament, could a No-Deal Brexit imposed by Westminster with PM Boris Johnson strain the 300-year-old union to breaking point?