29 Jan 2020

Scottish Parliament symbolic vote in favour of second independence referendum

Europe Editor and Presenter

At almost exactly the same time as the European Parliament was voting on Brexit, the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh was holding, a so-far symbolic vote, on having another referendum.

But is it inevitable an independent Scotland would rejoin the EU? MSP Alex Neil today wrote in the Herald that the SNP should rethink its ‘independence in Europe’ policy.