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Angus Robertson: why Labour should work with the SNP

The SNP Westminster leader on how his party would use a newly expanded bloc of MPs to wield power in Westminster

By Josh Lowe  

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“There are a range of senior figures within the Labour party in England who would be prepared to work together,” as part of a non-coalition deal after the election, claims the SNP’s Westminster leader Angus Robertson, speaking to Prospect in an interview last week. The notion was yesterday dismissed as “ridiculous” by a Labour spokesperson. The latter party has ruled out a coalition pact…

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