Tomorrows UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party

first_imgTomorrow’s UK newspapers may spoil the Scottish independence party New polls show that Scots aren’t yet sold on independence. 24,019 Views Read: One step closer: Theresa May gets green light to start Brexit process >Poll: Should Scotland hold another referendum on independence from the UK? > Tuesday 14 Mar 2017, 11:02 PM http://jrnl.ie/3288112 By Rónán Duffy Mar 14th 2017, 11:02 PM Share Tweet Email Tweet thisShare on FacebookEmail this article Source: The Times of London/Twitter Short URL Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon meeting in Edinburgh last year. Source: PA Wire/PA ImagesScottish First Minister Sturgeon yesterday confirmed that she intends to pursue another referendum on independence before the UK leaves the EU.Any such referendum would need the backing of the UK government at Westminster for it to be binding.It is belived that Prime Minister Theresa May’s government is preparing to reject Sturgeon’s timeline for a new referendum.As well as The Times, other UK newspapers have also have front pages that may worry Scottish nationalists.The Telegraph claims for example that another poll also suggests that Scots are growing more Eurosceptic and many not risk leaving the union to stay in the EU.The Guardian meanwhile reports that a “compromise deal” may yet avert another referendum. Tomorrow’s Daily Telegraph front page: Sturgeon abandons bit to stay in the EU #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/pksLJD27kk— The Telegraph (@Telegraph) March 14, 2017 Source: The Telegraph/Twitter 51 Comments A POLL CONDUCTED for The Times newspaper in the UK has found that 57% of Scots want to stay in the UK.The poll was conducted by YouGov and found a 57:43 lead in favour of staying in the union when ‘don’t knows’ were excluded.It suggests that Nicola Sturgeon’s Scottish National Party has some ground to make up if it is to realise its stated goal of leaving the UK.Even though the 14-point gap may be significant, it is less than the 24-point gap that existed when the 2014 referendum was announced. Tomorrow’s front: Scots want to remain in UK, new poll reveals #TomorrowsPapersToday pic.twitter.com/uQmKVroXKF— The Times of London (@thetimes) March 14, 2017last_img

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