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SNP MP dismisses the ferries scandal

Alyn Smith SNP MP for Stirling. (Photo by ANDY BUCHANAN/AFP via Getty Images)

If you can’t fix a problem, pretend it never existed. That seems to be the logic of SNP MP Alyn Smith at least. Speaking at ‘The Breakup of Britain’ conference this weekend, the Stirling MP appeared to suggest to his audience that Scotland’s ferries scandal is, er, not actually a priority for the people of Scotland.

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