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Independence referendum could still happen ‘this year' claims First Minister

Posted On: 16 Feb 2020   |   Posted By: Press and Journal

Independence referendum could still happen ‘this year' claims First Minister

A referendum on Scottish independence could still take place this year, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said.
Ms Sturgeon was interviewed in the Sunday Times Magazine, where she discussed sexism in politics, outlasting three prime ministers and her belief in Scottish self-determination.
The SNP leader remains adamant Scotland will choose to seek separation from Westminster and points to a number of polls showing support rising.
“Johnson is a democracy denier”
Ms Sturgeon said: “A referendum can absolutely happen this year...let's see what happens over the next few weeks.
“ is a democracy denier. And while I can be impatient, I know that how he is behaving will ultimately drive people towards the independence cause. Boris Johnson is one of the biggest recruiting sergeants for independence there is at the moment.”
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon welcomes Prime Minister Boris Johnson outside Bute House in Edinburgh ahead of their meeting in July 2019.
She added: “There was a recent...

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