Scotland split on support for independence, poll shows


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  • Friday, 21 Jan 2022

FILE PHOTO: The Scottish Saltire flag flies next to the British Union Jack flag with the London Eye wheel seen behind in London, Britain July 29, 2019. REUTERS/Toby Melville

LONDON (Reuters) - A poll on support for Scottish independence found voters are split on the idea, with backing for Yes and No at 46% while 8% remain undecided, Savanta ComRes said on Friday.

The poll put support for independence up 1 point to 46% and support for remaining in the union down 2 points, as backing for British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in Scotland fell further, dropping 16 points since October.

The poll put Johnson's net favourability rating at -62.

(Reporting by Kate Holton; editing by James Davey)

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