Edinburgh — voters in scotland rejected independence from britain in a referendum that had threatened to break up the 307-year union between them the outcome was a deep disappointment to the vocal, enthusiastic pro-independence movement led by the scottish first minister. Thousands of angry nationalists surrounded the bbc's scottish headquarters in glasgow accusing the corporation and its political editor, nick robinson, of broadcasting lies and being biased in favour of retaining the union. We've outlined some of the pros and cons of scottish independence from the united kingdom after the referendum next week. British and scottish leaders in bitter clash over independence vote we reject conclusively the timetable for a referendum set out by the scottish government for a key reason because it is unfair to scottish voters. Scottish first minister nicola sturgeon's call for a new independence referendum, condemned by british prime minister theresa may for threatening huge uncertainty, could pose an even bigger headache for europe. Results from the counting of votes for the scottish independence referendum. Scottish independence referendum 20 2,431 likes 2 talking about this calling out to the 45% of scots out there who had there dream of a free. Can scotland legally hold another referendum theresa may says that now is not the time for a scottish independence referendum who gets to decide when the right time for a vote is a legal referendum.
The uk government are preparing for scotland to call a second independence referendum. Do we have any scottish active users here or users based in scotland that are active here it never escaped my attention that we have no the scottish independence referendum thread i'm not scottish, but i am british does this effect me. A bill to make provision, in accordance with paragraph 5a of part 1 of schedule 5 to the scotland act 1998, for the holding of a referendum in scotland on a question about the independence of scotland. To take advantage of a stalling snp, corbyn needs some policy meat on brexit and independence, writes scottish writer and academic gerry hassan published: 28 aug 2017 i have an idea for a tv drama featuring scottish independence and kidnapped zoo animals published: 27 aug 2017.
As scotland votes to stay in the uk alex salmond calls for the pledge of more devolved powers to be carried out, and david cameron says the commitments will be honoured in full. Latest news and opinion on the indyref2 and the scottish independence snp is being accused of using the row over brexit powers as a dry run to push through legislation for a second independence referendum at the scottish the prospect of a second scottish independence referendum.
Writing in support of the yes vote in the scottish independence referendum is pictured on a mountain in west belfast, northern ireland, sept 8, 2014. We give the scottish independence referendum the middle east expert treatment these days, everyone is talking about the scottish indep.
Live coverage of the scottish independence referendum live coverage of the scottish independence referendum live coverage of the scottish independence referendum tech teenagers as young as 16 were allowed to vote in the scottish referendum. Theresa may blocks second scottish independence referendum snp leader nicola sturgeon will ask the scottish parliament to vote on the matter theresa may has.
Nicola sturgeon reveals the snp will start pushing for another independence referendum this summer - only 18 months after the scottish people rejected the chance to split up the union. London — only hours before britain is to embark on its momentous journey out of the european union, scotland's parliament on tuesday underscored one of the risks along that path by voting to demand a new referendum on scottish independence by a vote of 69 to 59, members of the scottish. Scottish independence is a genuine possibility once again after the scottish first minister announced her intention to hold a second independence referendum before the end of 2019 in a speech at her. With 31 of 32 councils declared, the no campaign has won the referendum on scottish independence scottish first minister alex salmond admitted defeat in scotland's independence referendum friday. Scottish independence referendum should scotland be an independent country this article is part of a series on the politics and government of scotland.