Nicola Sturgeon promises ‘detailed plan’ for Scottish independence ahead of indyref2 by end of 2023

Mandate for second vote ‘beyond question,’ claims SNP leader The Scottish government will “restart” work on a plan for Scottish independence after it was put on hold by the Covid pandemic, Nicola Sturgeon has said. The first minister and SNP leader said she intended to deliver a second referendum before the end of 2023 and promised Scots a “detailed prospectus” onContinue reading “Nicola Sturgeon promises ‘detailed plan’ for Scottish independence ahead of indyref2 by end of 2023”

Queen secretly lobbied Scottish ministers for climate law exemption

Monarch used secretive procedure to become only person in country not bound by a green energy rule The Queen’s lawyers secretly lobbied Scottish ministers to change a draft law to exempt her private land from a major initiative to cut carbon emissions, documents reveal. The exemption means the Queen, one of the largest landowners in Scotland,Continue reading “Queen secretly lobbied Scottish ministers for climate law exemption”

Scotland: Sturgeon says second independence vote ‘a matter of when, not if’

Scotland’s first minister makes assertion in phone call with Boris Johnson on Sunday evening Nicola Sturgeon has told Boris Johnson that a second independence referendum is “a matter of when, not if” after the Scottish National party secured a historic forth term at Holyrood on Saturday with a pro-independence majority of MSPs returned despite tacticalContinue reading “Scotland: Sturgeon says second independence vote ‘a matter of when, not if’”

Scotland Goes To Polls In Crucial Election That Could Trigger New Independence Vote

Seven years after choosing to remain in the United Kingdom and five years after opposing moves to leave the European Union, voters in Scotland are going to the polls once again Thursday in a parliamentary election that could set the stage for yet another independence referendum. The Scottish Nationalist Party, or SNP, is favored toContinue reading “Scotland Goes To Polls In Crucial Election That Could Trigger New Independence Vote”

Scotland would ‘fare better’ outside the UK, more than two thirds of Scots say

More than half are in favour of independence, according to new poll Nearly three in four Scots believe the country would “fare better” outside the United Kingdom, a new poll has found. 71 per cent of poll respondents said that Scotland would “fare better without being part of the UK”, while 53 per cent backed independence. More than 1,000 Scottish adultsContinue reading “Scotland would ‘fare better’ outside the UK, more than two thirds of Scots say”

Scottish Government set to reveal new Scottish independence Bill within six weeks

The Scottish Government intends to set out the timing and question of a second independence referendum within the next six weeks it has been revealed, with the move criticised by the Scottish Conservatives as “reckless”. According to a report in the Sunday National, Constitution Secretary Michael Russell has said a draft bill paving the way forContinue reading “Scottish Government set to reveal new Scottish independence Bill within six weeks”

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