Johnson Scurries To Stop Scottish Independence Move

Reuters reports:

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson visited Scotland on Thursday to try to stem growing support for a new independence referendum by arguing that the COVID-19 pandemic had shown the benefits of staying together.

The bonds that tie England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland together in a $3 trillion economy have been severely strained by both Brexit and Johnson’s handling of the coronavirus outbreak.

Opinion surveys indicate that a majority of Scots would now favour breaking apart the 314-year-old union between England and Scotland.

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