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SNP leadership in panic over new Independence list-party, warns Kenny MacAskill, SNP MP + former Scot-Govt Justice Minister

  By Kenny MacAskill, MP Longstanding SNP members are getting frustrated and need evidence that the powers that be in the party still believe in that ‘old-time religion’. There are good arguments to be made against new independence list parties. A plethora standing in every region, all polling low numbers, could indeed cost the SNP seats and harm the cause. However, the response by senior party figures has been misguided to say the least, veering from panic to authoritarian diktat. But strident insistence that “Both Votes SNP” always delivers maximum electoral success is arrant nonsense, denying electoral reality under the
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Open invite to Alex Salmond, former SNP leader, to join Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party and lead Scotland to Independence

Dear Alex, I write to invite you to become co-leader/ president of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party. An ex-Dundonian, I am the leader and founder of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party. Like the SNP, the number aim of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (SIRP) is to achieve Scottish Independence. I last joined the SNP in 1990 – having voted for the SNP all my life beforehand, and much of it, since – when you told me something which convinced me to (re)join the SNP. When I interviewed you face to face for the Sunday Times in Scotland, you said that ‘things only change in Scotland
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New poll shows that Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party – with former SNP leader Alex Salmond as a leading candidate – is set to win 23 MSP seats and become second-largest party in Scottish Parliament

If led by Alex Salmond, Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party would become the second-largest party in Holyrood with around 23 MSPs, according to the results of an independent new Scottish opinion poll. The results of the independent Survation survey show that 28% of existing SNP voters would cast their ‘2nd vote’ in favour of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (SIRP) in the next Scottish Parliament election if Alex Salmond was top of the ballot paper. Independent analysis of the actual votes cast in 2016 Scottish Parliament elections – and then allocating around a third (33%) of the otherwise ‘wasted’ SNP 2nd-list votes
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New poll shows half of all Scots (49%) want Independence and/or full Home Rule

SNP must hold new Scottish Independence Referendum now while Prime Minister May still needs her 13 Scottish Tory MPs for Hard Brexit vote in Westminster  New poll shows half of all Scots (49%) want Independence and/or full Home Rule, according to a new opinion poll carried out on behalf of Scotland’s Independence Referendum Party (www.SIRP.Scot). The survey, carried out between 24-28 January 2018 by the independent polling company Survation, (encl) asked voters what their voting intention for Scotland’s constitutional future would now be. The results were: Full independence 32% Keeping the current situation 36% Devo-Max 17% Don’t know 16% Mark R Whittet
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