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Monday, 30 January 2017
SNP may ditch principle of full EU membership
The SNP is close to ditching one of its longest-held principles for Scottish independence — full membership of the European Union.
The Times has learnt that senior party figures want to adopt a Norway-style model in which an independent Scotland would stay inside the single market, but outside the EU, after Brexit.
This, they believe, would allow Scotland to retain all the benefits of the European single market while continuing to trade within the UK as it does now.
A poll published yesterday found that more than a third of Yes voters from 2014 want to stay outside the EU and SNP strategists believe this new approach would keep these voters behind their independence cause.
The new approach was revealed as the first minister warned…
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