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General Election

A party election broadcast by the Scottish Liberal Democrats for the general election on 8 June.


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'she announced a new referendum on independence.'

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ALARM BUZZES

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NEWS ON RADIO 'The UK has voted to

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'leave the European Union by 52% to 48%.

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'Ukip leader Nigel Farage celebrated the result by declaring that

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'dawn was breaking on an independent nation.

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'Prime Minister David Cameron is expected to resign

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'later this morning.'

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MAN SINGS

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'The pound fell sharply as the referendum result became apparent,

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'and traders are bracing themselves for panic when the markets open.'

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Oh, f...!

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'Frosty conditions and wintry showers are expected

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'across the whole of Scotland today,

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'with temperatures dropping to a record low.

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'More bad news, I'm afraid.

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'There is a front of bad weather coming, so brace yourselves.

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'Far right National Front leader Marine Le Pen

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'has emerged as the front runner for the French presidency.

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'Experts are warning that the NHS will come under increasing

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'pressure after Britain has left the European Union.'

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ALARM BUZZES

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'Theresa May has declared that "Brexit means Brexit".

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'Opponents have criticised Mrs May for not setting out her plan

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'for Britain's new relationship with Europe,

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'and warned that leaving the European single market

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'will cost jobs.'

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'The Labour leader, Jeremy Corbyn, has lost a vote of no-confidence

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'from his parliamentary party,

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'with 172 of his MPs voting against him.'

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'The Government has been criticised over its reluctance to take in

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'child refugees from Syria.

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'Thousands of unaccompanied children fleeing conflict in the

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'Middle East are now stranded in Europe,

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'including the so-called Jungle Camp in Calais.

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'Theresa May has ruled out an early election,

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'saying that the country needs a period of stability.'

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ALARM BUZZES

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'Theresa May has called an early general election.

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'The U-turn follows weeks of calls from Conservatives for the

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'Prime Minister to capitalise on the weakness of

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'Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party.'

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'Nicola Sturgeon received a standing ovation from her party when

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'she announced a new referendum on independence.'

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Do you get deja vu? I don't know. I'll check the fridge.

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'Theresa May has rejected calls to scrap the so-called "rape clause",

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'which forces women to prove their child was conceived by rape

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'in order to claim tax credits for a third child.'

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ALARM BUZZES

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'If you feel uncertain or anxious

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'about the way our country and our world is going,

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'if you worry that the Conservatives are embarking on the most extreme,

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'divisive version of Brexit possible,

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'if you are fed up with the Labour Party fighting with itself

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'instead of holding the Government to account,'

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then this is YOUR chance to change Britain's future.

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You can change the direction of our country.

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Theresa May has called this election because she thinks it's

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a foregone conclusion.

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She's looked at Jeremy Corbyn and thought this is her chance to

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win a landslide.

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Don't let her. Don't give her a blank cheque.

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Don't give her a huge majority or she WILL just take you for granted.

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The Liberal Democrats will be the strong opposition that Britain

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needs, fighting for a Britain that is open, tolerant and united.

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Vote for the Liberal Democrats, and YOU can change Britain's future.

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