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16 February 2012

Chart of the day: Scottish independence

SNP support continues to dramatically exceed support for independence.

By George Eaton

With David Cameron north of the border putting the case for the Union, today’s chart of the day looks at how support for the Scottish National Party compares with support for independence.

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As the graph shows, although the SNP enjoys a level of suport that most political parties could only dream of, support for independence remains stubbornly low. All of which explains why Alex Salmond is so keen to have “devo max” as an option on the ballot paper in 2014.

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