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Where will Nicola Sturgeon take the SNP?

The new SNP leader exhibits many of her predecessor's best qualities, but can she unite her party's potentially contradictory support base?

By David Torrance  

Will the SNP's manifesto speak to English as well as Scottish voters? © Andrew Milligan/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Nicola Sturgeon, still only 44 years old, has been tipped as a future leader of the SNP for more than half her life. Speaking at her nomination meeting in Glasgow Shettleston back in 1992 the Nationalist politician Kay Ullrich made that…

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