London will decide whether to allow a second referendum

The High Court in London has agreed, in part, to the Scottish demands. There is already a date for the trial where it will be decided whether Nicola Sturgeonleader of the Scottish Nationalist Party, has permission to hold a referendum on Scottish independence.

Lawyers from both sides of the debate will have the opportunity to argue on 11 and 12 Octoberin a London court. If the side supporting Sturgeon is the winner, Scotland will go to the polls for the second time to decide if your future lies outside the UK.

sturgeon fish hope the judges can “show clarity and certainty of the law quickly”, to clear the doubts of many Scots. New referendum proposed by Scotland will take place on October 19, 2023. By voting, Scots will answer the same question as in 2014: “Should Scotland become an independent country?” Eight years ago, the “no” vote won, with a 55.3% majority.

Last May, the polling station youGov asked this very hypothetical question to the Scottish public. A Four five% He replied that he would choose profitable way for an independent Scotland, but the majority of 55% say “no” to Scottish secession. negative number for sturgeon fish whose political campaigns were based on the promise of independence.

Also, youGov conducted a survey asking whether Scots they will be better off financially if they are independent. A 55% of those surveyed answered “no”, while embarrassed eleven% considered “yes”. Another 11% think that independence will not affect the economic situation, and it will stay the same.

Ahead of the first referendum, the main argument against secession, after three centuries of union with Britain, was that Scotland would remain outside the European Union. However, the Brexit referendum, held two years later, paradoxically ended up expelling Scotland from the EU precisely because it remained in the UK. Voters in the UK are strongly against Brexit.

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