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Second Independence Referendum Voted at Scottish Parliament

  • As per reports, Nicola Sturgeon received authority to start negotiations on breakaway vote as MSPs pass the motion at Scottish parliament.

    Sturgeon’s proposal got backing from Scottish Greens and won by a 10 vote majority setting the stage to request a fresh independence vote coinciding with Britain’s exit from the EU in 2019.

    The parliament was split up clearly in two by the vote between pro and anti-independence parties. David Mundell, the Scottish Secretary however informed BBC that the UK government would not be entering any negotiations till the Brexit process is completed.