By James Tapsfield, Political Editor For Mailonline
Published: 08:50 BST, 4 May 2021 | Updated: 08:50 BST, 4 May 2021
There is more evidence that Nicola Sturgeon's independence drive is losing ground today with just days until crucial elections.
A Survation poll found that 53 per cent would vote 'no' in an independence referendum - down two points on a week earlier.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
Meanwhile, although the SNP is on track for a big win on 'Super Thursday' the party looks set to miss out on an overall majority.
Ms Sturgeon has made calling a fresh ballot on separation as early as this year the key plank of her manifesto.
She has insisted that a SNP landslide would provide a mandate for another contest, even though the last vote in 2014 was billed as 'once in a generation'.
However, after riding high for months, a slew of recent polls have shown backing for dividing the UK has been slipping, as Ms Sturgeon's civil war with Alex