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.@McEwen_Nicola: All of these debates on Brexit and Covid are taking place against the rising support for independence in Scotland.

#IsolationInsight
.@McEwen_Nicola: We know that the increases in support for independence were coming from Remainers. Over the last few months, those supporting Leave were also supporting independence in growing numbers.

#IsolationInsight
.@McEwen_Nicola: Relationships will have to be maintained anyway whatever constitutional arrangements there are in Scotland in the long-term.

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