Thu 25 Feb, 2021

A new opinion poll published today by STV/Ipsos-Mori shows the Scottish Greens set for a record result in May’s election.

The poll suggests the party could claim nine seats in the Scottish Parliament, a 50% increase on its 2016 haul.

Commenting, Scottish Greens co-leader Lorna Slater said:

“I am delighted to see yet another opinion poll showing the Scottish Greens on course to elect a record number of MSPs in May. We’ll continue to put the work in to show exactly why electing more Green MSPs will make a difference. It’s clear that the public appreciate the constructive approach adopted by the Greens over the last five years and throughout the pandemic which has delivered so much for communities across Scotland.”




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