Being a Shetlander and a Scot: Some Reflections on the Election

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Being a Shetlander and a Scot: Some Reflections on the Election

The SNP came closer than anyone expected to victory in Shetland. 806 votes separated Beatrice Wishart, of Shetland’s traditionally preferred Liberal Democrats, and Tom Wills. As surprising as the result is in terms of the numbers, the biggest shock is more fundamental: Shetlanders were willing to vote for the party of Scottish identity. This remarkable […]

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Being a Shetlander and a Scot: Some Reflections on the Election