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How Nicola Sturgeon sold out

The Scottish First Minister is punishing children just to prove a political point

By John McTernan  

Nicola Sturgeon, Scottish First Minister, during First Minister Questions at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, 3rd February 2016. ©Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

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