Scotland Poses New Brexit Issue for May With Referendum Bill

  • First minister says Brexit has refreshed case for plebiscite
  • Sturgeon doesn’t give any timing on when referendum might come

Nicola Sturgeon.

Photographer: Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she’ll publish a draft Scottish Independence Referendum Bill next week, holding out the threat of a new bid to break up the U.K. if she feels her nation’s interests aren’t being protected in Brexit negotiations.

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