For only the second time in many years, a polling firm has reported that the SNP have lost their outright lead on Westminster voting intentions. They haven't been overtaken - Labour have merely drawn level. However, due to the inbuilt advantage Labour enjoy courtesy of the grotesque first-past-the-post voting system, a dead heat in the popular vote equates to clear defeat for the SNP in terms of seats.
Scottish voting intentions for the next UK general election (Redfield & Wilton Strategies, 2nd-4th September 2023):
Stuart Campbell of Wings Over Scotland has spent the last 5 years pretending to be furious with the SNP for not holding an independence referendum which he now openly admits he would abstain in. It's been a lot of sound and fury signifying nothing (other than his own hypocrisy).— James Kelly (@JamesKelly) September 5, 2023
POLL: If you had to make a straight choice between independence and your side of the gender / trans debate coming out on top, which would you choose?— James Kelly (@JamesKelly) September 5, 2023