Hostilities intensify between Holyrood and Westminster as SNP secures historic fourth term• Elections 2021 live – latest news and reactionHostilities between Holyrood and Westminster have intensified as Nicola Sturgeon said it would be “absurd and outrageous” for Downing Street to block a second independence referendum in the courts as the leader of the Scottish Conservatives accused her of forcing a legal battle to distract from her party’s failure to secure a majority.The Scottish National party secured a historic forth term at Holyrood on Saturday, but remained one seat short an overall majority after tactical voting by pro-union supporters. Continue reading…
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Author : Libby Brooks
Publish date : 2021-05-09 16:45:19
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