UK Government Cabinet Office to set up Glasgow headquarters to strengthen union

The UK Government’s Cabinet Office will establish a secondary office in Glasgow.

The move is part of Downing Street’s effort to strengthen the union, he revealed last night.


Michael Gove’s department to relocate officialsCredit: Reuters

Michael Gove’s department will move at least 500 officials to the new site by 2024.

A letter to staff said it was “appropriate for us to take steps to strengthen our presence and engagement in Scotland”.

Mr Gove is due to visit Glasgow next week.

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We told you how a majority of Scots REFUSED independence in favor of staying in the union, according to two new IndyRef2 polls.

A survey, conducted for The Scotsman by Savanta ComRes, found that 45% of those polled said they would vote yes if the vote took place tomorrow, while 47% said they would vote no and 8% said they would vote no. ‘they didn’t know.

When uncertain voters were excluded, 51% said they would vote for the union while 49% would vote for independence.

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