Europe UK election: All eyes on Scotland, as Labour scrambles for votes

The Scottish National Party could win up to 54 of 59 seats in Scotland in Britain's May 7 parliamentary election, dealing a major blow to the opposition Labour Party, polls suggest.

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Keith Aitchison was a staunch Labour Party supporter as a young man in Glasgow. He even campaigned for the party ahead of elections. Now retired to the small Highland city of Inverness, Mr. Aitchison is still politically active, but he has switched allegiance to the pro-independence Scottish National Party.