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It’s the constitution, stupid

The Conservatives might have won decisively, but the future of the Union is still uncertain

By Peter Riddell  

Former Scottish National Party leader Alex Salmond will be among the new faces at Westminster ©Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The expected post-election uncertainty over the formation of the next government has not materialised. But it has been replaced by an even greater uncertainty over the future of the United Kingdom, both internally and externally. British politics for much, if not all, of the next five years looks likely to be…

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