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The SNP has failed Scotland

The Scottish National Party's eight years in power in Scotland show it is not a party of government

By John McDermott  

Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon with her newly-unveiled portrait at her official residence, Bute House in Edinburgh, in March. © Rex, Shutterstock

Now read this interview with the SNP’s right-wing

Two months before the Scottish National Party won 56 of Scotland’s 59 seats at the general election, I watched its leader give a speech at the London School of Economics. Nicola Sturgeon told the audience that policy…

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