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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.
As the Salmond Inquiry row fires up again, Sir John Curtice’s latest analysis on the role it and other considerations (such as Brexit and coronavirus) may have (or have not) played in the fall in SNP support for the 2021 Scottish Elections and the Yes in IndyRef2.
There is talk of delay, but the Scottish parliament has been working since last year to make sure this vote can be held safely.