Downing Street 'to sideline Sturgeon’ over fears she will ‘hijack’ COP26 for independence bid

Scotland’s first minister Nicola Sturgeon has insisted the UK must work together on tackling climate change after leaked messages suggested No 10 was planning to prevent her from using COP26 to advertise the case for Scottish Independence, according to a report.

by Conor McGlone
The leaked notes say there is a risk that the Scottish leader could “hijack” COP26. Photograph: Getty Images
The leaked notes say there is a risk that the Scottish leader could “hijack” COP26. Photograph: Getty Images

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