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‘Scotland voted to stay!’ Sturgeon skewed over second independence vote – Express.co.uk, Express.co.uk

‘Scotland voted to stay!’ Sturgeon skewed over second independence vote – Express.co.uk, Express.co.uk


The SNP leader has argued the landslide victory in the election north of the border has given the Scottish nationalists another mandate for a second independence vote. In the election the SNP won of the 55 seats available standing on a mandate to stop Brexit and deliver a second referendum on independence. On Thursday, Ms Sturgeon is expected to publish a paper – called Scotland’s Right to Choose – which will put forward the “clear constitutional case” for a Section 30 order from the UK Government.

However a poll of (*************************************************************************, Express .co.uk reader’s has found more than three quarters of people think Scotland should not have another vote on independence.

The survey conducted on Wednesday December (between. (am and 9.) PM a sked 59, people ‘should Nicola Sturgeon be allowed second independence referendum in 1218723? ‘.

A huge percent ((****************************************************************************, ************************************************ (of people voted no.)

Just (percent) 4, 742) of participants voted yes.

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A poll of Express.co.uk readers has rejected SNP calls for as econd independence referendum(Image: GETTY)

******************The SNP won 59 out of (seats in Scotland in the general election) (Image: GETTY)

Meanwhile one percent () of those asked were unsure and chose don’t know.

Many frustrated readers’s took aim at Ms Sturgeon and pointed to the fact Scotland had already voted 78 percent in favor of staying part of the union in the last vote in

One angry user commented: “There was a referendum in and the result was NO.

“She’s another one of those ‘Keep asking the question’ till you get the answer you like ‘types.

The SNP plans to put forward legislation for a second independence vote (Image: GETTY)

“Scotland voted to stay, end of debate. ”

A second reader said:“ ‘What part of ”once in a lifetime’ does not register for you? Scotland voted remain part of the UK. ”

Another third user said:“ As a Scot, we have already had a vote, Sturgeon and the SNP would be better concentrating on domestic issues. ”

A fourth disgruntled reader said:“ Scotland held its once in a lifetime referendum just 5 years ago, Scots voted to remain a part of the UK, come back in 2064! ”

Meanwhile a fifth said:“ A once in a lifetime ‘referendum has become’ every time I Don’t get the result I want, I’ll whinge until I get another one ‘. ”

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******************************************** In (Scotland voted) ******************************************************************** percent in favor of the remaining part of the UK (Image: GETTY)****** Following the return of MSPs to Holyrood, the SNP leader said the people of Scotland had given a “clear mandate” for another vote and the SNP would press ahead with legislation to make it happen.Westminster remains opposed to a second vote and under the Scotland Act (******************************************************, the Scottish Parliament cannot pass legislation on matters “reserved” for Westminster, including the union. Ms Sturgeon said: “There is a clear mandate for this nation to have the power to decide its own future.

“ The result of last week’s General Election makes that mandate unarguable.

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How the UK voted in the (general election) (Image: EXPRESS)

“So, with the publication of this document, we lay out the detailed case for putting Scotland’s future into Scotland’s hands.”

She added: “We will take forward work to update the detailed and substantive case for independence.

“ But whatever people views on the issue of independence itself, there is a wide and growing consensus that Scotland must be able to choose its own future.

“Now that the election is over, and the result so overwhelmingly clear, I believe that consensus is growing by the day.

“And let me be clear, the demand for this country to have the right to determine its own path comes not just from me as First Minister – it flows from the people of Scotland and the verdict they delivered last week. ”

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