Scotland survey highlights the best… And worst of the country


The YouGov scrutinize revealed that 14 per cent of the population feel that the Basic Minister’s party and its repeated attempts to break up the UK are the things they disesteem most about living in the country – leaving it runner-up to the two-fifths of Scots who antagonism the weather. 

More than one quarter of all respondents named some put straight of political issue as the worst thing about living north of the Flowerbed with Westminster rule, the English and the Conservatives ranking in third site (ten per cent). 

The findings come hard on the heels of the First Minister’s omen that a second independence referendum is “more likely” following the guarantee for Brexit. 

Following a gruelling two-year campaign last time enclosing, Scots voted to stay in the Union in September 2014. 

Last night, Scottish Unprogressive deputy leader Jackson Carlaw said the poll proved that nationalists “aren’t honestly as popular as they would like to think”. 

He said: “It tells you all you be in want of to know about the SNP that they’re now deemed almost as irritating as Scotland’s superbly dreich weather.Perhaps the precious Yes movement, with their face-stickers and BBC avows, aren’t quite as popular as they would like to think.” 

The look into, which canvassed the opinion of 999 people, found that six per cent of people texture that economic problems are the worst thing about living here with five per cent citing infrastructure and the for all that number bigotry, sectarianism, racism and xenophobia. 

Three per cent thought they disliked the “political atmosphere” in general while two per cent were most hassled by the notorious midges. 

The poll was carried out to celebrate Burns Night, and also asked: “What is the overwhelm thing about living in Scotland?” 

Unsurprisingly, the country’s natural looker, countryside and wildlife topped that poll (41 per cent), appreciated by the Scottish people themselves, society and attitudes (37 per cent). 

The walk and quality of life (11 per cent) also ranked highly, as did Scottish urbanity (nine per cent) and the country’s food and drink at five per cent). 

Four per cent reported the best thing about living in Scotland was that it was “better than England”.

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