Scotland | Prime Minister wants an independence referendum in 2021

  Scotland |  Prime Minister wants an independence referendum in 2021

(Glasgow) Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon said on Monday that she wanted to organize a second referendum on the independence of the British province in the event of her party winning local elections in May.

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At the Scottish Independence Party (SNP) annual conference, the leader said, “Next May, we will ask the Scottish people to trust us to build a better country.” “I will seek your approval and no one else to hold quickly for the referendum on independence after the formation of the new parliament.”

The desire for independence is coming into force in Scotland, as the end of post-Brexit approaches and after much criticism by London over the management of the new coronovirus epidemic, put the SNP in a position to score goals in May. Several seats in Horrod’s decentralized parliament.

A referendum was already held in 2014 and Scots voted 55% to remain in Britain. Since then, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson refused to allow Scotland to hold a new vote, arguing that it was a vote that took place “once in a generation”.

But Nicola Sturgeon argued that Brexit was a game-changer for Scott, who voted heavily in 2016 against leaving the European Union.

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Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Officially implemented on 31 January, Brexit will become reality on 1is January, at the end of the transition period. As the deadline expires, London and Brussels still struggle to conclude a free trade agreement.

“In a month, we will be facing a tough Brexit, whether with a ‘no deal’ or a bad ‘deal’,” Nicola Sturgeon, who warned of “serious short-term damage” and “even more in the long run” Bad damage “.

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“Freedom after COVID is not going to distract us from reconstruction”, he said, on the contrary, it is “necessary to achieve it”.

“The question you need to ask yourself is, who do you trust to rebuild our economy, the Scottish government you chose or Boris Johnson’s Brexit gang?” He declared

In early October, a poll conducted by Ipsos Mori credited the leader with “very strong” public support, 72% satisfied with managing the epidemic.


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