Theresa May blasts SNP for tunnel vision over IndyRef2 call

Theresa May blasts SNP for tunnel vision over IndyRef2 call

Prime Minister Theresa May has condemned Nicola Sturgeon and the SNPs decision to call for a second Scottish independence referendum, before Britain leaves the European Union. On 13 March, May declared that politics is not a game, and that the Scottish government should focus on delivering good government and public services, rather than calls for a second independence referendum. Mar 13, 2017
Sturgeon urges support for second Scottish referendum

Sturgeon urges support for second Scottish referendum

In a video posted to SNPs Twitter account Nicola Sturgeon urges people to sign a petition for a second referendum, saying that their attempts to compromise have been ignored. The video comes on the same day that she laid out her plans for this referendum in 2018 or 2019. Mar 13, 2017
Nicola Sturgeon sets out plan for second Scottish referendum in either 2018 or 2019

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plan for second Scottish referendum in either 2018 or 2019

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced on 13 March a plan to seek the authority to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence. The SNP leader said that she would seek the authority of the Scottish Parliament to agree with the UK government the details of a section 30 order to hold a referendum. Sturgeon indicated that a possible referendum would take place between the autumn of 2018 and the spring of 2019. British Prime Minister Theresa May will reportedly trigger Article 50 on 14 March. Mar 13, 2017