Latest opinion poll shows Scottish National Party has commanding lead

The latest poll of Scottish voters shows that the Scottish National Party has retained a commanding lead in the polls since the Scottish Parliament elections in May. A BMG poll has shown that constituency support for the nationalists stands at 40 per cent, the Conservatives on 16 per cent, Labour on 14 per cent and the Liberal Democrats on only 6 per cent. Scotland's First Minister and SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon remains the most popular leader in Scotland, with an approval rating of +16. Overall, just over half of Scots (51%) are very or fairly satisfied with the way Nicola Sturgeon is doing her job as First Minister. Opposition leader Ruth Davidson and Scottish Green Party leader Patrick Harvie, also receive positive support. In contrast to poor performances by Willie Rennie, Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats, who had a net score of -3, with voters least satisfied with Scottish Labour Party leader Kezia Dugdale with a net score of -17. 

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