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A weaker economic case, but a stronger political one – how Yes could win a second referendum in Scotland

Brown, Stewart (2017) A weaker economic case, but a stronger political one – how Yes could win a second referendum in Scotland. British Politics and Policy at LSE (19 Mar 2017). Blog Entry.

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Abstract

Nicola Sturgeon stated on 13 March that she intends to seek a new referendum on Scottish independence. Stuart Brown assesses how this second referendum campaign might play out. He writes that the Yes side would have a far more problematic economic picture to contend with than they had in 2014, but that the political argument for independence has potentially been strengthened by Brexit and the collapse of Scottish Labour.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
Official URL: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/politicsandpolicy
Additional Information: © 2017 The Author(s) CC BY-NC-ND 3.0; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN101 Great Britain
J Political Science > JN Political institutions (Europe) > JN1187 Scotland
Sets: Collections > British Politics and Policy at LSE
Date Deposited: 22 Mar 2017 10:40
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 17:28
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/69893

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