Scottish first minister nicola sturgeon today announced the scottish government's intention to hold a second referendum on independence. Latest news and opinion on the indyref2 and the scottish independence debate, will not have the right to vote in a future independence referendum if it takes. On thursday, september 18, scotland will hold a referendum that asks only one question: should scotland become an independent country.
Timing is key if nicola sturgeon is to maximise chances of winning the referendum. London — the scottish parliament will on wednesday vote on whether to call a second independence referendum before britain leaves the. A 2014 referendum determined that scotland would remain part of the united kingdom — despite a push to become independent for the first time in 307 years. Drawing from an empirical analysis of the newspaper coverage of the 2014 scottish referendum and from previous research on campaigns in different contexts,.
Description this dataset shows the results of the 2014 referendum on scottish independence which took place on the 18th september 2014. The latest news, analysis and opinion on scotland's vote for independence from the definitive brand of quality news in ireland. In the aftermath of britain's vote to leave the eu in june 2016, scotland seemed to be on the brink of independence scots rejected brexit by an. The scottish government has proposed holding a second referendum on scottish independence from the united kingdom (uk) in march 2017, the scottish.
After britain has its general election, the next question is likely to be whether there is another referendum on scottish independence following. Scottish parliament votes for second independence referendum msps pass motion to give nicola sturgeon the authority to begin negotiations. Scotland's devolved government will put plans for a second scottish independence referendum on hold until the terms of britain's departure.
Scottish independence referendum 2014 : the roots of the #indyref on thursday, september 18, 2014, the united kingdom faces one of the. A referendum on scottish independence from the united kingdom took place on thursday 18 september 2014 the referendum question, which voters. Ryan randall plays the bagpipes outside a polling station in edinburgh, scotland , sept 18, 2014 polling in the referendum on scottish independence began on. First minister of scotland nicola sturgeon has announced her plans to hold a second referendum on scottish independence, but what will that.
Why did people vote no in the 2014 scottish independence referendum. London—british prime minister theresa may on thursday rejected a call for a referendum on scottish independence before britain leaves. One of the petitions is entitled, “another scottish independence referendum should not be allowed to happen”, and it reads as follows.