Scottish National Party

the ˌScottish ˈNational Party 7 [Scottish National Party] noun singular + singular or plural verb (abbr. SNP)
a Scottish political party which wants Scotland to be an independent nation
 
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The SNP was formed in 1934 and its aim is to achieve independent government for Scotland (not simply a separate Scottish parliament within the UK). Its leader since 2004 has been Alex Salmond, who also led the party between 1990 and 2000. In the election of 2007 it won power in the ↑Scottish Parliament, becoming the official party of government.

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