The UK executive has formally rejected a name from Scotland’s first minister for a 2nd independence referendum.
Top Minister Boris Johnson acknowledged a referendum would “continue the political stagnation Scotland has seen for the past decade”.
And he acknowledged First Minister Nicola Sturgeon had previously pledged that the 2014 referendum would be a “as soon as in a generation” vote.
Ms Sturgeon has acknowledged she needs to rob a referendum later this 300 and sixty five days.
She made a proper demand final month for the UK executive to transfer powers to the devolved Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh that would invent definite any referendum is compatible.
The demand came after Ms Sturgeon’s SNP, which kinds the Scottish executive, acquired 48 of the 59 seats in Scotland in the UK usual election.
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