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It might not have been good for Boris Johnson, but things seem to be working out well for Scottish workers.
There continues to be a sustained lead for Yes in opinion polls. It is now 9 polls in a row that have put Yes ahead, a wholly unprecedented picture.
The political leadership being demonstrated by combined authority mayors across the North is all the more striking in its contrast to the absence of clear and coherent leadership from the centre.
Given the role of the north of England as a key battleground at the general election last year and the current focus on the region as a result of the pandemic, it is hard to see it falling down the political agenda any time soon.
Brexit could leave key sectors struggling and the devolved administrations have little power to do anything about it.