Boris Johnson reiterates opposition to second Scottish independence vote in call to Nicola Sturgeon



Boris Johnson has dismissed the SNP’s landslide victory in Scotland and said he will not allow a second independence referendum, as he welcomed a historic Conservative majority with a call to “let the healing begin”. In a telephone call with Nicola Sturgeon last night, the Prime Minister said the 2014 independence vote was “decisive and should be respected”, setting two overwhelming democratic mandates on a collision course.
Speaking in Downing Street after securing the biggest majority since Margaret Thatcher’s 1987 victory, Mr Johnson reached out to voters who had backed the Tories across... read more

 
15 December 2019 in Politics, Views: 41
Source: Scotsman
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