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The SNP has a hard road ahead

No independence referendum in 2016—but by 2020 it's almost certain

By Pat Kane  

Are the SNP divisive? © Scott Heppell/AP/Press Association Images

So was the Tory majority procured through Project Fear II? Just a few bleary hours after the result, that would seem to be the case.

The first Project Fear was the winning strategy in the independence referendum for the No side—a well-drilled, cross-party orchestration between the press and the Coalition government, to blare the klaxons about the…

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