Scotland politics

SNP's Nicola Sturgeon would fight in a war if she 'had to'

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Young voters have been quizzing Scotland's party leaders during a five-stop lift journey.

Fifth and final through the sliding doors was Nicola Sturgeon of the SNP. She said she has never been trouble with the police and she would fight in a war if she "had to".

Asking the questions were Sarah (18); Jamie-Lee (16); Louis (16); Erin (18) and Megan (18).

They are all members of the BBC's Generation 2016 election panel.

Ms Sturgeon, who is hoping her party will win majority government for a second time on 5 May, said she would fight in a war but she hoped "the next generation of people here don't have to".

'I would give shelter to a refugee'

On whether she would give a home to a refugee, the politician said: "Yes, if we had to ask people to open their own homes to refugees then I wouldn't ask other people to do that if I wasn't prepared to do it myself.

"So, as I've said before, if that was ever necessary then I would be willing to do it."

Ms Sturgeon was also asked about the minimum wage for young people and who she would most like to be stuck in a lift with.

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