Scotland heads towards a second independence referendum

Craig Andrew McAngus

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The seemingly inevitable prospect of a second referendum on independence was finally confirmed in a speech by Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister of Scotland. The Scottish government will begin preparing for a referendum sometime in late 2018 or early 2019, as Brexit negotiations unfold.

A second referendum became likely the moment the result of the EU referendum was confirmed...
Original languageEnglish
Specialist publicationThe Conversation
PublisherThe Conversation UK
Publication statusPublished - 13 Mar 2017


  • SNP
  • Scotland
  • Theresa May
  • Scottish referendum
  • Brexit
  • Nicola Sturgeon
  • Scotland politics
  • indyref2
  • Brexit negotiations
  • Global perspectives


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