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How Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP are using independence to distract from Scotland's problems

Telegraph, 09 Sep 2021
Nicola Sturgeon and the Scottish National Party (SNP) are expected to kick-start a renewed Scottish independence campaign when the party conference opens on Friday.

But as Telegraph columnist Alan Cochrane argues, the move is a merely a distraction from a range of issues that are plaguing the nation – from widening social inequality to the worst rate of drug-related deaths in Europe.

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