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SNP in civil war over Ash Regan’s Alba defection

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All is not well in nationalist circles. Veteran SNP MSP Fergus Ewing has now lashed out at the ‘petulant’ response of Humza Yousaf and the SNP leadership to Ash Regan’s defection to Alba. Steerpike can’t blame him — with hapless Humza’s muddled indy strategy confusing, er, just about everyone, they’re all back to fighting like Nats in a sack…

The SNP is ‘having a sort of late adolescence, as I would see it,’ Ewing told Mr S.

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