Majority of Scots against breaking away from the Union, says poll

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More than half of Scots want the country to remain part of the UK, while just over a third support independence, a new poll has suggested.

The latest study by polling firm YouGov found 53 per cent of those surveyed wanted Scotland to continue as part of the UK.

Meanwhile 35 per cent of people questioned said that Scotland should be an independent country, according to the research for the Scottish Sun newspaper.


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