Why Scotland poses an ‘existential threat’ to Boris Johnson’s premiership | Analysis

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    With just one month until the Scottish Parliament elections, The Telegraph’s Lucy Fisher examines Boris Johnson’s plan to save the Union.

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    On May 6, voters across Scotland will go to the polls to elect members of the Scottish Parliament. 

    If the pro-independence parties gain a majority in the election, Boris Johnson faces an “uphill battle” to prevent Scotland from becoming independent and breaking the Union, according to Lucy Fisher.

    In the latest episode in our Westminster Source video series, The Telegraph’s Deputy Political Editor examines Boris Johnson’s plan to combat Scottish nationalism and why it represents one of the biggest challenges of his premiership.

    “If he fails, he will be cast as the man who clawed back UK sovereignty from Brussels, only to lose the country itself,” she says.

    Read more on this story: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/scotland/

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    Scotland is a country in Western Europe which forms part of the United Kingdom. Its government was joined with that of England’s through the 1707 Acts of Union. A devolved government now administers many of the affairs of the country, though ultimate authority still resides with Westminster. Scotland has a distinct legal system and national sporting associations. 5.2 million people live in Scotland and the largest city in the country is Glasgow, though the capital is Edinburgh where the government sits at the Scottish Parliament opposite Holyrood Palace.

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