"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. "This is rubbish. 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. SNP news: Nicola Sturgeon is demanding a second referendum on independence, SNP news: George Galloway says Nicola Sturgeon is ignoring a 'mounting range' of issues, EU chief's threat to lock City out of bloc in response to Brexit plan, FURIOUS Sturgeon accuses Tories of ‘spinning' coronavirus figures, Scotland independence: Recent polls show Scots favour a second referendum. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. "Scots must not be led on to the rocks by #ResignSturgeon," he added. Mr Galloway tweeted: “Scotland needs a government of National Unity NOW. GEORGE Galloway has said he is prepared to work with the Tories at the 2021 Holyrood elections to stop the SNP receiving a mandate for independence. Share on Facebook. 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". 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 … George Galloway is determined to help beat the SNP to preserve the integrity of the British nation state (Image: Daily Record) Our Politics newsletter is now daily. "The question of Scottish independence was settled decisively in 2014, when Scotland voted to remain part of the UK. George Galloway: There will be ‘political changes’ at Holyrood. The former Labour MP believes his new Alliance for Unity can return several MSPs in 2021 as voters are disillusioned with the pro-Union parties, who he says have become "anonymous". Football and boxing enthusiast, movie-goer, box-set binger. Before don't knows are excluded, the figures are 45 percent for yes, 43 percent for no and 12 percent for don't know. The former Labour MP announced his intention to return to Scottish politics last week – and has set up the alliance believing it will defeat the SNP at next year’s Holyrood election. GEORGE GALLOWAY has accused SNP leader Nicole Sturgeon of "hypocritical opportunism" after she marked Britain's departure from the EU with a vow to return to the bloc with an independent Scotland. 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. Meanwhile, more than three quarters (78 percent) of those aged 25-34 said they support independence. 199. 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. 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. Express. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express newspaper archive. "Scotland has the right to escape the Brexit mess caused by the Tories, and choose a better future as an equal, independent nation in Europe. A UK Government spokesman said: "People in Scotland want to see politicians across the UK working in partnership to focus on defeating coronavirus. 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! 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. Last week he tweeted: "Scotland needs a government of National Unity NOW. "That remains the top priority of the UK Government, which has supported jobs and businesses across all four nations throughout the pandemic. https://randompublicjournal.com/2020/07/20/george-in-galloway The former Labour MP announced his plans to return to Scottish politics last week. Express. Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. 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 … His father, the original George Galloway, was from a poor Scottish family of jute mill workers who had moved from the land where they were agricultural labourers at the turn of the 20th century. 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]. ", JUST IN: Macron's banking chief gloats about £151billion asset grab from London. Unionists frequently lament the lack of passionate figures on the Better Together campaign, able to take on Alex Salmond. Mr Galloway has previously demanded a government of national unity is formed to put an end to the SNP's bid for a second Scottish independence referendum. "Let's have another referendum, then maybe another confirmatory referendum, to confirm the result of the last two. Tweet on Twitter. EU official orders UK to stop interfering with Brussels. Scottish Covid update: How long is the Scotland lockdown extension? The Scottish Government has repeatedly said a pro-independence majority in Holyrood after May's elections should force the UK Government to allow another independence referendum. "By imposing a devastating hard Brexit in the middle of a global pandemic, launching a power grab on our Scottish Parliament and denying democracy in an increasingly Trump-like fashion, the Tories at Westminster have shown that they can't be trusted to act in Scotland's interests. 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. "It's like the Soft Shoe Shuffle brigade or the remoaners over Brexit. Originally uploaded by Scottish Research Society: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uX9838qARN8 Many thanks to them. 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. 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. So George Galloway thinks that because he has five season tickets and is going to throw some money at a football club, as a sponsor, he can do what he wants. The former Scottish MP told RT News Nicola Sturgeon's SNP is acting like the "Brexit remoaners" with its relentless call for a second referendum on Scotland's independence from the rest of the UK. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, "Making him Scottish Labour leader would be the biggest single thing the party could do to rescue Scotland from the perdition of perpetual SNP rule, the Neverendum, and could save Britain. George’s latest re-incarnation is the so-called Alliance for Unity. George Galloway slams SNP ‘outrage’ over PM devolution claims. And no wonder, when only independence will enable the people of Scotland to build a fairer, greener, more prosperous country. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. Welcome to the official George Galloway channel: delivering to you the towering and sterling efforts of Britain's most outstanding political figure. 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. "To postpone the elections to end the Neverendum and most of all to implement the roll-out of the vaccine. "And how many times are you going to run this referendum? But according to a new poll, more than half of Scots now support independence. 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. George Galloway erupts at 'English hating' SNP as he rages at Sturgeon's hate crime bill GEROGE GALLOWAY lashed out at the SNP and their controversial Hate Crime Bill in a scathing rant. GEORGE Galloway’s “Alliance for Unity” Twitter page got more than it bargained for when it asked supporters to submit questions this morning. 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". Mr Galloway insister there will be no second Scottish independence referendum amid a … Nicola Sturgeon warned ‘political changes’ to hit her as Galloway issues SNP dire warning. "Majority support for independence is now the established position of the people of Scotland. "You get to five years before you get a majority and that majority is 51 per cent. There’s only one George Galloway. "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. Scotland latest: Who is SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon? Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said her government will propose the timescale and question for a second referendum on Scottish independence by next spring. ", READ MORE: George Galloway shuts down Nicola Sturgeon's plans for IndyRef2. 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.. Posted on 01/20/2021. "Only an idiot would choose to have a divisive constitutional referendum in the middle of a pandemic." Introduction from Alliance Founder, George Galloway SNP rule of Scotland has failed. 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.". He tweeted: "My plan is simple. We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. Please see our Privacy Notice for details of your data protection rights. He said: "These people exist only for the reason of breaking up the country. Writer, broadcaster, film-maker. The former Labour MP took to Twitter on Friday to call for Scottish Parliament elections in May to be postponed to “end the Neverendum”. Six-term Parliamentarian, freedom fighter, man of the world. 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. 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.". Husband, father of five children, Scottish of Irish background, honorary Palestinian, Iraqi, Syrian, Egyptian… 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. SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon was lambasted by George Galloway over the 'mounting range' of issues the First Minister has been ignoring in Scotland in favour of her campaign the break up the UK. He insisted it would be the "biggest single thing" Labour could do to "rescue" Scotland from the SNP. Mr Galloway wrote on Twitter: "I have known Gordon Brown 45 years. George Galloway has torn into Nicola Sturgeon 's record in power, as he called for a united front against the SNP this year. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, SNP panic: Ukip founder joins George Galloway in election plan to force Sturgeon out | UK | News (Reports) 0. order back issues and use the historic Daily Express We will use your email address only for sending you newsletters. READ MORE: Brexit trade explosion: UK on brink of securing lucrative 11-country superdeal. The former MP has raised survey results that showed little support for a second vote this year in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. 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. Mr Galloway raged as he claimed the First Minister has been ignoring a wide range of problems affecting Scotland. We have a mounting range of problems that we need to be tackling. "Now more than ever, we should be pulling together to strengthen our United Kingdom, instead of trying to separate it.". The Survation poll was conducted between January 11 and 13. A candidate for George Galloway’s new Scottish political party is a racist who supports far-right thug Tommy Robinson.. "Instead, you and I are arguing about an argument that was settled six years ago. The latest breaking news, comment and features from The Independent. newspaper archive. This aims to thwart an SNP majority at next year’s Holyrood election and so form a government of “national unity” provided Galloway has enough MSPs to be (in the Alliance’s words) “king makers”. 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 Galloway was born in 1954, in the industrial Scottish city of Dundee, though in the Irish quarter, Lochee, known by all as Tipperary or just “Tipp”. 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. Mr Galloway tweeted: “Scotland needs a government of National Unity NOW. George Galloway slams SNP ‘outrage’ over PM devolution claims The former Labour MP took to Twitter on Friday to call for Scottish Parliament elections in May to be postponed to “end the Neverendum”. NICOLA Sturgeon has been warned 'political changes' are coming to Holyrood as former Labour MP George Galloway made a grim prediction on the SNP's fortunes in May's Scottish elections. Mr Galloway, who now represents the Alliance for Unity party, has stated he intends to raise £100,000 to “take the fight to the SNP”. 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