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Scots, stand up for the United Kingdom

The nationalists are using Brexit for their own ends

By Willie Rennie  

(From left) The First Minister's Principal Private Secretary John Somers, Lord Advocate James Wolffe, Permanent Secretary Leslie Evans, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon and Deputy First Minister John Swinney during a Scottish Government cabinet meeting in Bute House, Edinburgh ©Jane Barlow/PA Wire/PA Images

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is proposing a new, divisive referendum on Scottish independence. The Scottish National Party has been determined to contrive another ever since the results of the last one were announced in 2014. It is now going back on its promise that it was a “once in a generation” occurrence.

It’s time to stand up for the United Kingdom. There is an absurd gap in the SNP’s argument. Its politicians…

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