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It should seize the initiative and challenge the right of the party to speak for all Scots.
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There are some risks to trade, but they should be rationalised and addressed rather than overhyped.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
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What drives voters most? What are each party’s strengths and weaknesses? And what is going on in the battleground seats?
The answers themselves raise more questions that only a subject matter specialist who understands the physical complexities of deep sea cabling can properly comprehend.