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14 Jul 2022

Nicola Sturgeon sets out ‘democratic case’ for Scottish independence referendum

Scotland Correspondent

One of the many challenges facing whoever becomes the next prime minister is the Scottish Government’s insistence on a vote on independence.

Today in Edinburgh, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has been setting out what she insists is the democratic case for a referendum in October next year – but she said she would be willing to ‘compromise’ on her plans in talks with the new prime minister.