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Rhiannon Spear: SNP activist deletes Twitter account after controversial post

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A SENIOR SNP office bearer has deleted her Twitter account as she faced a backlash after writing on social media that “Scotland hates the UK”.

Rhiannon Spear, the education convener on Glasgow City Council and the party’s national women’s convener, made the comment on Twitter after the UK failed to gain any points in the final of the Eurovision song contest last night.

Viewers took to Twitter to give their reaction to the result, which saw the UK’s entry in the competition come in last.

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Many expressed the opinion that the outcome reflected the low regard in which Britain is held following the decision to leave the European Union.

Spear sparked controversy when she wrote on Twitter: “It’s ok Europe we hate the United Kingdom too. Love, Scotland.”

She later added: “The UK has a billionaire Chancellor who won’t give NHS staff a fair pay rise during a…

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