How to avoid another independence referendum? Respect Scotland's anti-Brexit position, says Joan McAlpine
So the starting gun has fired on a second independence referendum. Or perhaps not …
Nicola Sturgeon told the SNP conference that a draft Bill on a second referendum would be published this week.
It will be put out to consultation – like every other piece of legislation.
But that doesn’t mean it will definitely happen.
The SNP have a mandate to hold another referendum if Scotland is pulled out of the EU against its will.
That was in our manifesto for the Holyrood elections in May.
But the First Minister has said a referendum is a last resort.
It can be avoided if the UK Government... read more
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