Scottish nationalist 'kingmakers' eye post-2015 election deal with Labour

November 15, 2014 12:37 PM

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Scottish nationalist 'kingmakers' eye post-2015 election deal with Labour

PERTH Scotland (Reuters) - If Scottish nationalists win a 'kingmaker' position in Britain's May 2015 election, they would consider supporting a minority Labour government but would never get into bed with the Conservatives, their leader in the London parliament said.

Since Scots voted by 55-45 percent to preserve the United Kingdom in a Sept. 18 referendum, support for the Scottish National Party has surged on a perception that Britain's rulers are backsliding on pledges to grant more powers.

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