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Scottish Independence remains a dream—but that could be best for the SNP

Just look at what happened to Ukip

By Tom Clark  

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon speaks at the Scottish National Party's 2016 conference in Glasgow ©John Linton/PA Wire/Press Association Images

The SNP, it hardly needs saying, is now a very big party in a small country. The conference is bustling and busy with the stuff of government. Fringes earnestly debate the details of social policies: I’m writing this from the back of a packed Prince’s Trust session with deputy first minister…

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