SNP dissent over linking indyref2 to Brexit



There was dissent from a number of SNP members over the policy’s stance on linking a second independence referendum to Brexit, as the party debated Scotland’s place in Europe.
Delegates at the conference overwhelmingly backed a resolution stating that “if no viable solution to safeguard our membership as part of the UK exists, Scotland should prepare for a second independence referendum and seek to remain in Europe as an independent country”.
However, it faced opposition from several delegates, highlighting Nicola Sturgeon’s challenge in deciding when to call a second referendum.
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15 October 2016 in Politics, Views: 34
Source: Scotsman
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