According to the new poll, support for Scottish independence has dropped down to the same level as the result of the 2014 referendum. The First Minister wants to hold a second independence vote if the SNP win a majority in Thursday’s Holyrood election.
A poll conducted by YouGov for The Times found that 45 percent of people would vote ‘yes’ and 55 percent said they would vote ‘no’ for an independent Scotland.
YouGov surveyed 1,144 people aged 16 or older between May 2 and May 4.
The percentage for voting ‘yes’ fell by two points and for ‘no’ went up by two points since last month.
However, the poll also found that SNP remains on course to win a seven-seat majority this week.Insurance Loans Mortgage Attorney Credit Lawyer
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Ms Sturgeon has said she wants to hold a second referendum before the end of 2023.
Half of the people surveyed by YouGov said they did not want to have another independence vote within Ms Sturgeon’s time frame.
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