The PM refusing a second independence referendum will not be “the end of the matter”, Nicola Sturgeon has insisted – as she warned Boris Johnson: “Scotland cannot be imprisoned in the Union against its will.”
A leading Scottish Labour politician has called for a second independence referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon to step up her fight for an independence referendum next week after SNP’ election success
Nicola Sturgeon will step up her drive for a independence referendum next week by publishing a document making the “democratic” case for Holyrood to hold a poll.
Boris Johnson has reiterated his opposition to a second vote on Scottish independence during a call with Nicola Sturgeon, despite her saying it is now a “democratic right”.
A second vote on Scottish independence is now a “democratic right” after the SNP’s victory in Scotland in a “watershed” General Election, Nicola Sturgeon has declared.
The UK has been left in a “constitutional crisis”, SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has warned as he insisted the “right thing” for the PM to do would be to permit a second vote on Scottish independence.
Nicola Sturgeon declared that Boris Johnson has “no right” to stand in the way of a second independence referendum as she hailed an “exceptionally good” election for the SNP.
Ruth Davidson yesterday criticised the SNP’s Gordon candidate for telling voters a vote for him is not one for Scottish independence.
Nicola Sturgeon was forced to defend her plans to hold a second vote on Scottish independence in 2020 as the country’s political leaders clashed ahead of Thursday’s General Election.
Scots are being urged not to “sleepwalk into disaster” in next week’s General Election by backing either Nicola Sturgeon’s SNP or Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said Scotland “doesn’t need independence, it needs a Labour Government” in a campaign video addressing the Scottish electorate.
There was an “institutional issue” with the BBC in its coverage of the 2014 independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Nicola Sturgeon is preparing to “get into bed” with Jeremy Corbyn to win a Scottish independence referendum, the Chancellor has claimed.
Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed claims from the Tories that there should not be a second referendum on Scottish independence until after 2050.
Nicola Sturgeon has laid out a list of demands she says would have to be met for the SNP to support a minority Labour government – with the Scottish First Minister insisting she would want to see Trident muclear weapons scrapped and more powers handed to Holyrood, as well as the granting of a second independence vote.
Nicola Sturgeon has insisted independence would be better planned than Brexit - but failed to commit to her 18-month timetable for dissolving the UK.
Cabinet minister Michael Gove has ruled out the prospect of Nicola Sturgeon being granted a second independence referendum – even if her party wins a majority at Holyrood in 2021.
Alister Jack has accepted that an outright SNP majority in the 2021 Scottish election would give Nicola Sturgeon a mandate for a second independence referendum.
Jeremy Corbyn was ridiculed after the Labour leader came up with his party’s fourth position on an independence referendum in two days.
Jeremy Corbyn yesterday failed to rule out a second independence referendum as he sent "incoherent" messages over Labour’s position on Scotland’s constitutional future.
Boris Johnson has ruled out granting permission for a second Scottish independence vote while he is Prime Minister – despite Nicola Sturgeon insisting “things have changed” since the country voted to stay part of the UK five years ago.
Boris Johnson has ruled out granting permission for a second Scottish independence vote while he is prime minister.
Scotland’s future is “on the line” in December’s General Election, Nicola Sturgeon said as she called on Scots to back her party in that ballot to send a “resounding message” to Westminster.
Jackson Carlaw yesterday claimed Nicola Sturgeon is “not listening” to voters on independence as he launched a new Tory campaign billboard in Aberdeen yesterday.
Nicola Sturgeon’s second independence referendum plans were dealt a blow yesterday by a Holyrood report demanding the elections watchdog scrutinises the question.
Allowing the SNP to hold a second independence referendum would not be a priority for a future Labour government, the party’s Scottish leader said, though he did not rule out such a ballot.
Western Isles SNP MP Angus MacNeil yesterday attacked Nicola Sturgeon’s plan for a December 9 General Election because it would hand a majority to Boris Johnson.
Nicola Sturgeon has declared that the SNP is “winning the case for independence” as she revealed more detail about plans for Scotland to have a second vote on leaving the UK.
A second Scottish independence referendum must not feature the “voter suppression initiatives” being put forward by Boris Johnson’s Government, SNP depute leader Keith Brown said.
Legal action could be taken against the UK Government if it insists on rejecting Nicola Sturgeon’s second independence referendum bid, according to a Scottish Cabinet minister.
An independent Scotland could be a “magnet for global investment”, thanks to its unique position between the UK and the EU, Nicola Sturgeon will say.
Nicola Sturgeon has refused to rule out an independent Scotland having a hard border with England.