The Scotsman cartoon: Titanic moments for Labour and SNP

Illutration: Iain Green
Illutration: Iain Green
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The Scottish Labour part remains well behind the SNP in relation to this year’s European elections a poll has revealed.

That is despite the SNP’s lead over Labour narrowing from a previous survey. The new survey for The Scotsman shows Labour on 29 per cent of the vote with 41 per cent of those polled intending to back the SNP.

Meanwhile, Johann Lamont condemned the Scottish Government’s use of almost £85,000 of taxpayers’ cash to pay for billboard adverts promoting independence as a “complete scandal” at Scottish Labour’s conference yesterday.