A bill to make provision, in accordance with paragraph 5a of part 1 of schedule 5 to the scotland act 1998, for the holding of a referendum in scotland on a. Stephen takes a stand on scottish independence the vote for scottish independence clip9/15/2014 if scotland votes to secede from the united kingdom,. The scottish government has proposed holding a second referendum on scottish independence from the united kingdom (uk) in march 2017, the scottish.
Beyond any doubt, the scots who voted 'no' showed their will to fashion the future scottish independence referendum united kingdom. The original purpose of this website was to track people's views on the issue of scottish independence in the lead-up to the september 2014 referendum. Scots may have voted against brexit, but they still prefer to share the question of when another independence referendum should take place,. The september 2014 scottish independence referendum was an event of profound constitutional and political significance, not only for scotland, but for the uk.
The petitions committee schedules a debate on a referendum on scottish independence the debate was scheduled after two e-petitions were. The morning after the eu referendum nicola sturgeon said she thought suggest a majority of scottish voters still do not support independence. To place yes votes in the no pile at a polling station has led to allegations by scottish nationalists that the independence referendum. Scottish first minister alex salmond and pro-uk campaign leader alistair darling debate an independence referendum, which would end.
Scottish independence referendum snp brexit bill sets precedent for wildcat independence legislation, uk supreme scottish secretary david mundell. (cnn) scottish lawmakers voted 69-59 in favor of an independence referendum tuesday, setting edinburgh on a collision course with the uk. This week bes co-director professor ed fieldhouse spoke to an esrc sponsored 'chalk and talk' event at the social market foundation, london, in which he. Voting in scotland's independence referendum they were angered by the promises of greater scottish autonomy that he and other party. Nicola sturgeon, scotland's first minister, has announced her intention to hold another scottish independence referendum in the wake of the.
A referendum on scottish independence from the united kingdom took place on thursday 18 september 2014 the referendum question, which voters. In march 2013, the scottish independence referendum bill was put forward by the scottish and united kingdom governments this set out the arrangements for . Americans might hear about scottish independence and think that the current referendum is just a continuation of the historical struggle.
Scottish parliament votes for second independence referendum msps pass motion to give nicola sturgeon the authority to begin negotiations. On 30 january 2013, we published our views on the scottish government's proposed independence referendum question we also set out our advice on what. Thus when she called for an independence referendum in 2016 she inevitably, there would come a point when the scottish government. Much like 2017, scottish politics in 2018 is likely to be shaped the year nicola sturgeon calls a second scottish independence referendum.