SNP news: Backlash after spending third of IndyRef2 fund – despite doubts over vote | Politics | News

SNP news: Backlash after spending third of IndyRef2 fund – despite doubts over vote | Politics | News

SNP ‘in the intensive care unit’ over independence says Cochrane

Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon is pushing to hold another Scottish independence referendum on October 19, 2023. The issue about holding such an event is currently going through the Supreme Court, with the UK Government continuing to heavily resist it taking place anytime in the near future. But despite this continued uncertainty, in newly-released accounts for last year, the SNP said by the end of 2021, it had spent £253,335 – out of £740,822 raised by its referendum appeal since 2017.

Scotland’s ruling party previously said it had spent £51,760 from the appeal by the end of 2020, meaning it spent an eye-watering £201,575 alone from the funds in 2021.

Scottish Conservative Chairman Craig Hoy MSP reacted…

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News Source: www.express.co.uk


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