There were no barricades in the street when I looked out of the window yesterday. Of fiery crosses, brandished by angry separatists, there was none. And I haven’t heard of such manifestations of public anger anywhere else, either.
It’s early days, I know, but outrage amongst the Scottish electorate is currently extremely hard to stumble across – other, of course, than amongst ardent nationalists and especially those attending the party’s rally-cum-conference in Aberdeen.
Yet inflaming the masses appears to be the sole remedy Nicola Sturgeon has for pressurising Theresa May into changing her mind about the block she’s put on the First Minister’s plan for a new independence referendum next year.
The SNP leader will win backing after a two-day Holyrood debate on Tuesday and Wednesday for her plan to demand that the Prime Minister passes to her the right to call a new vote on breaking up Britain....
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