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ref date:5 Apr 1999 (SI)
Liberals may sign up in an SNP coalition

The liberal democrats have published their manifesto for the 6th May Scottish parliamentary election and have NOT said explicitly (as they always have) that they were against a referendum on Independence.

This means there may a be a scenario emerging where the SNP and liberals end up cohabiting if the SNP do not get the overall majority they need to force the vote by themselves.

Scottish Liberal leader, Jim Wallace said "I donít see why we should be uniquely side-tracked in speculation when all parties have to deal with what the voters deliver on 6 May. Itís still our policy to oppose an independence referendum."

We'll see Jim...