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Poll: half of Labour voters believe indy Scotland would be fairer

Almost half of Labour supporters in Scotland believe the country would be fairer if it was independent, the man leading the pro-independence campaign claimed.

Blair Jenkins, the chief executive of Yes Scotland, said a Panelbase poll it commissioned found that when those who did not know were excluded, 47% of Labour voters "thought an independent Scotland would be a fairer society".

The poll found that overall 44% of people questioned believed an independent Scotland would have a fairer society than under Westminster, with 34% disagreeing with this and 22% who said they did not know. When that group are excluded 56% believe an independent Scotland will be fairer, with 44% disagreeing with this.

Among Labour voters, when those who did not know they were excluded, 47% believed an independent Scotland would be fairer, while 53% disagreed.

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