Scots would vote for independence by 55% to 45% – a full reversal of the 2014 referendum result – according to a new poll.
The Panelbase survey for pro-independence organisation Business For Scotland is the latest in a line of polls to show majority support for Scottish independence.
Nicola Sturgeon recently said a commitment to a second independence referendum will be included in the SNP’s manifesto for next year’s Holyrood election.
But Boris Johnson has repeatedly suggested he would block such a vote being held.
The Panelbase poll finds a majority for independence even when undecided voters are included, with 51% for Yes, 42% for No and 7% saying Don’t Know.
Stripping out the undecideds, the breakdown is 55% Yes and 45% No.
In 2014’s historic referendum, 55% of Scots voted to stay in the United Kingdom, while 45% backed independence.
Polling expert Prof John Curtice said in July that support for independence had now led in polls “for a sustained period”.
Business for Scotland’s last survey on the issue in June found backing for independence at 54%.
Its latest poll spoke to 1011 Scottish residents between August 12 and August 18.
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