Here are the facts:
SEVEN CONSECUTIVE polls showing an average lead of 6.3% for Yes, cannot be reversed by a single poll, sponsored by a campaigning group, which does not seem to have asked the key question, for fear that it might reveal an even greater lead.
Think of what Boris and his chums or BBC Scotland or Douglas Ross have been up to since the 7th September. Planning to reverse devolution, to stop the pandemic briefings and telling a sequence of outrageous fibs such as the one about what a leader of the fishing industry said. In the same period a looming second wave of the virus in England caused by Tory incompetence and the collapse of their chums’ privatised testing ‘system’ has been all-too-apparent to Scots.
As for this wheeze that Indyref2 is not wanted. Several of the above polls and others before them put support for it at well over 50% and, in one case, 56% were for a new poll regardless of a Section 30 Order:
And, I suspect the Survation team know this, even if SiU don’t or won’t understand, asking respondents to choose only three priorities, where at least three of them are of a daily, life or death significance, such as Covid-19, NHS or jobs, does not mean that they don’t want Indyref2 and want it quite strongly. Most of us can handle more than three priorities in our lives without dumping the ones we don’t need to survive day-to-day.
And, rejecting independence after considering issues? Let me see the questions.