SNP secures majority win in Scotland election

SNP secures majority win in Scotland election

The Scottish National Party (SNP) has secured an unprecedented victory by taking a majority of seats in the Scottish Parliament election.

Alex Salmond’s party passed the half-way point by taking its 65th seat in a historic win at Kirkcaldy, the first time gains on this scale have been achieved since the Parliament was established in 1999.

The decisive victory comes at the heavy expense of Labour in what were considered heartland territories, and with a collapse in the Liberal Democrat vote.


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