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Sturgeon Says 2021 Scots Independence Vote Is Unacceptable

  • Fair compromise would be “a bit after” early 2019, in spring
  • Sturgeon suggests flexibility on timing of second referendum
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Sturgeon Announces Steps for Scots Independence Vote

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Scotland First Minister Nicola Sturgeon accused U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May of being intransigent on the timing of a referendum on Scottish independence, and said it would “not be reasonable” to make Scots wait more than three years from now for a potential vote.

“By that point Scotland will have been taken out” of the European Union, Scottish National Party leader Sturgeon said on ITV’s “Peston on Sunday” television show.