SNP’s John Swinney reiterates independence goal at manifesto launch

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Scottish first minister says election is chance to reinforce the case for split and warns over Labour cuts

John Swinney has doubled down on the Scottish National party’s core commitment to independence, telling voters that the general election is an opportunity to “intensify the pressure” on Westminster for a referendum.

Launching what the SNP leader and Scottish first minister claimed was the most leftwing manifesto of the campaign in Edinburgh on Wednesday morning, Swinney also urged Scots to “have their eyes wide open [that] voting Labour in Scotland will get you spending cuts”.

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