"You get to five years before you get a majority and that majority is 51 per cent. Writer, broadcaster, film-maker. Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. The poll of 1,020 Scots also found that 55 percent of women said they would vote for independence, compared with 45 percent of men. George Galloway has torn into Nicola Sturgeon 's record in power, as he called for a united front against the SNP this year. He said: "Only an idiot would choose to have a divisive constitutional referendum in the middle of a pandemic and the con-current economic collapse and luckily there are only one in ten such idiots in Scotland.". "That remains the top priority of the UK Government, which has supported jobs and businesses across all four nations throughout the pandemic. George Galloway argues that the SNP's focus on independence is not what Scots want when dealing with the fallout from # Covid19. George Galloway: There will be ‘political changes’ at Holyrood. "Scots must not be led on to the rocks by #ResignSturgeon," he added. The Alliance for Unity has been formed by George Galloway on a cross-party basis, to secure the defeat of the SNP in May 2021 and an end to the Neverendum on Scotland’s future. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Labour CRUMBLING: Keir Starmer dealt major blow as leadership hopef... Nicola Sturgeon compared to Donald Trump by MSP, George Galloway shuts down Nicola Sturgeon's plans for IndyRef2, SNP launches Biden trade charm offensive in bid to boost Scottish indy, Wales and Scotland to take legal action against Boris’ Brexit plan, Labour challenged to join Tories in fight against Sturgeon's indy bid, Sturgeon's plans crushed as Scotland would 'give EU power', Nicola Sturgeon blasted as SNP leader 'lags behind' rest of UK, Nicola Sturgeon faces embarrassing questions after emails leaked. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Mr Galloway tweeted: “Scotland needs a government of National Unity NOW. SNP attacked after complaining to BBC over lack of coverage, Sturgeon plots ‘final piece in the jigsaw’ with new indy taskforce, Sturgeon's party blasted after setting up own independence ‘college’, Ireland urges EU to scrap Brexit deal rules, Brexit LIVE: Boris tells EU to ratify trade deal by February 28, French ships welcomed into Channel as Guernsey agrees rogue deal. George Galloway apology rethink as grovelling Queen of the South confess to 'total… Daily Record 10:20 28-Dec-20 Scots football club apologises after George Galloway attends Boxing Day match The Scottish Herald 09:44 28-Dec-20 "Now more than ever, we should be pulling together to strengthen our United Kingdom, instead of trying to separate it.". George Galloway slams SNP ‘outrage’ over PM devolution claims. "This is rubbish. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. "It's like the Soft Shoe Shuffle brigade or the remoaners over Brexit. Mr Galloway warned Scotland's first minister Nicola Sturgeon that the SNP's IndyRef2 push "doesn't make any sense" and could come back to bite the Scottish nationalists in the upcoming Holyrood elections. ", DON'T MISS:SNP launches Biden trade charm offensive in bid to boost Scottish indy [INSIGHT]Wales and Scotland to take legal action against Boris’ Brexit plan [ANALYSIS]Labour challenged to join Tories in fight against Sturgeon's indy bid [VIDEO]. newspaper archive. Before don't knows are excluded, the figures are 45 percent for yes, 43 percent for no and 12 percent for don't know. SNP panic: Ukip founder joins George Galloway in election plan to force Sturgeon out | UK | News (Reports) 0. "Let's have another referendum, then maybe another confirmatory referendum, to confirm the result of the last two. He added that the push for a second poll may backfire on the SNP at the ballot box saying it "may indeed rob them of a victory nevermind a big victory in the elections in May.". Scotland was in a tier four lockdown, which forbids stadiums being open to spectators and the SFA rules state each team can have 10 Club directors/Senior club personnel only, no guests. He insisted it would be the "biggest single thing" Labour could do to "rescue" Scotland from the SNP. SNP Depute Leader Keith Brown said: "With 19 consecutive polls putting support for independence above 50 percent, it's clear that people in Scotland believe they have the right to decide their own future - rather than being subjected to Westminster governments that they don't vote for, led by the likes of Boris Johnson. "To postpone the elections to end the Neverendum and most of all to implement the roll-out of the vaccine. George’s latest re-incarnation is the so-called Alliance for Unity. Husband, father of five children, Scottish of Irish background, honorary Palestinian, Iraqi, Syrian, Egyptian… Posted on 01/20/2021. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express READ MORE: Brexit trade explosion: UK on brink of securing lucrative 11-country superdeal. The Survation poll was conducted between January 11 and 13. https://randompublicjournal.com/2020/07/20/george-in-galloway "Instead, you and I are arguing about an argument that was settled six years ago. He said: "These people exist only for the reason of breaking up the country. "Only an idiot would choose to have a divisive constitutional referendum in the middle of a pandemic." "In the SNP's own poll only around 11 per cent want to have a referendum this year and only about 15 per cent want to have on in the next two years. Meanwhile, more than three quarters (78 percent) of those aged 25-34 said they support independence. GEORGE Galloway has slammed Nicola Sturgeon's plans for a second Scottish independence referendum, arguing only an 'idiot' would want to have a new constitutional poll in the middle of a pandemic. Share on Facebook. The Survation poll, conducted on behalf of the pro-independence Scot Goes Pop blog, found that 51 percent of those questioned said Scotland should be independent while 49 percent said it should not. Last week he tweeted: "Scotland needs a government of National Unity NOW. The Government is supporting the devolved administrations in their vaccination programmes, with the British Armed Forces helping to establish 80 new Covid-19 vaccine centres in Scotland. Former Labour MP George Galloway said he's prepared to work with the Tories if it means ending the SNP's grip on power at next year's Holyrood election.. George Galloway calls out SNP: 'Only idiots want indyref2 during a pandemic', Sturgeon latest: Galloway says "only an idiot" would want IndyRef2 now, Nicola Sturgeon is hoping to secure a new referendum after May's elections, FURIOUS Sturgeon accuses Tories of ‘spinning' coronavirus figures, Irony is dead! Nicola Sturgeon warned ‘political changes’ to hit her as Galloway issues SNP dire warning. He branded those seeking run a "divisive constitutional referendum at this time as "idiots" It comes after the Scot took to Twitter on Friday to call for Scottish Parliament elections in May to be postponed to "end the Neverendum". Originally uploaded by Scottish Research Society: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uX9838qARN8 Many thanks to them. George Galloway announced his plans to return to Scottish politics last week GEORGE Galloway has suggested that a Unionist alliance will defeat the SNP in the 2021 Holyrood elections. DON'T MISS: SNP attacked after complaining to BBC over lack of coverage [REVEAL] Sturgeon plots ‘final piece in the jigsaw’ with new indy taskforce [INSIGHT] Sturgeon's party blasted after setting up own independence ‘college’ [LATEST]. "So at a time when most people are wondering when their granny is going to get the vaccine the SNP saying they are going to ramp up the campaign to break up the country doesn't make any sense. Heavy rumour at Westminster the the #SNP has done a deal to save the Tory Government over #Brexit by abstentions in exchange for #IndyRef2 Same old Tories, same old SNP — George Galloway (@georgegalloway) 17 October 2018 The first clue should probably have been the idea that the Tories would do any deal in exchange for indyref2. "Majority support for independence is now the established position of the people of Scotland. 199. NICOLA STURGEON has been told to resign by George Galloway, who demanded a government of national unity to put an end to the SNP's bid for … "And how many times are you going to run this referendum? ", READ MORE: George Galloway shuts down Nicola Sturgeon's plans for IndyRef2. In another tweet on Thursday, Mr Galloway called on former prime minister Gordon Brown to take on the role of Scottish Labour leader following the resignation of Richard Leonard. Unionists frequently lament the lack of passionate figures on the Better Together campaign, able to take on Alex Salmond. THE SNP has lashed out at George Galloway after the political commentator warned of his plot to get Nicola Sturgeon's nationalist party out of power. GORDON BROWN has been tipped by George Galloway to take over at Scottish Labour to become the biggest threat to SNP rule in a move that could derail Nicola Sturgeon's dream of … Fighter, man of the world and 13 from the SNP this year in the midst of the coronavirus.. 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