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Why Scots should vote Conservative in June

We need stability, not another divisive referendum on independence

By Liz Smith  

The SNP is "obsessed" with independence, writes Smith ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Archive/PA Images

Within hours of the news that a general election will be held on 8th June, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon stated that her party’s main pitch to voters will be to ask them to endorse her plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence. As such, the Scottish electorate now faces a stark choice: the narrow, tunnel-vision politics of the Scottish National Party and their obsessive push for independence, or a stable government under the Conservatives which works…

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