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Prime Minister Theresa May will visit Wales on Monday to engage with nations of United Kingdom before she launches Britain’s departure from European Union.
Scotland joined England in a political union in 1707. Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon demanded new independence referendum be held in 2018 or 2019.
“If Scotland is to have real choice that choice must be between autumn of next year 2018, and spring of 2019,” Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said.
Nicola Sturgeon said Scotland could hold an independence vote in late 2018, just months before the United Kingdom is due to leave the European Union.
Sturgeon to Corbyn: “You’ve just handed Tories (Conservatives) a blank cheque. You didn’t win a single concession but still voted for the bill. Pathetic.”
“This raises fundamental issues above and beyond that of EU membership,” the Nicola Sturgeon said.
Scottish First Minister Sturgeon said Scots, who voted by clear majority against leaving EU in last referendum, were now more likely to want independence
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show, “… leaving the European Union created a “fundamental question” for Scotland.
“Consultation will ensure a referendum bill will meet the gold standard of democracy and fairness,” Scottish First Minister Sturgeon said.
Nicola Sturgeon accused Theresa May of ignoring Scots over Britain’s exit from EU after British Prime Minister indicated that Scotland will not have a veto.
British Prime Minister Theresa May says, “The devolved Scottish government will not have a veto over the Brexit negotiations.”