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Yet again Nicola Sturgeon plays to her own gallery and ignores the majority of Scots

The first minister beats the independence drum but voters are fed up with constitutional wrangling

By Adam Tomkins  

First Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon issues a statement on Brexit and independence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament, Edinburgh. Photo: Jane Barlow/PA Wire/PA Images

Nicola Sturgeon made a statement to the Scottish parliament on Wednesday in which she called for a second independence referendum to be held within the next two years. Or, at least, that is what she wants her supporters to believe. In reality the first minister knows that calling a re-run of the 2014 referendum too soon will lead to certain defeat and to the crushing end of her own political career. In…

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