No sooner is a file closed than the new trouble looms for Boris Johnson. While the British Prime Minister welcomed the agreement reached between the United Kingdom and the European Union for Brexit, at a press conference on Thursday the Scottish Prime Minister once again expressed his desire for independence.
“Brexit is coming against the will of the people of Scotland,” Nicola Sturgeon tweeted. No deal can ever be what Brexit takes from us. It is time to chart our own future as an independent European nation. “
So far, London has denied Scotland a new referendum on independence, which voted 62% against leaving the EU. Since the failure of the self-determination referendum in 2014, the independence issue seemed settled. But there was a catalytic effect in Brexit.
Coronavirus is also playing
With its devastating human and economic consequences, the regionally managed novel coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the movement. The prime minister, SNP independence activist, Nicola Sturgeon, is credited with the strong handling of the crisis, which Boris Johnson deemed to be messy, urging him to cut the umbilical cord.
As of recent polls, Sickel has never ventured into his sails, one of which, published in mid-December, wins “yes” 58%, while “no” wins in 55% in 2014. Nikola Sturgeon With the intention of capitalizing on this popularity, it tried to win elections for the Scottish Parliament on 6 May 2021 and put pressure on Boris Johnson.
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