Lawmakers from the Edinburgh-based legislature voted 64-54 to involve holding a referendum” to ensure people of Scotland can choose whether they want it to develop into an independent nation.”
On the other hand, the vote will probably have little immediate impact. A binding referendum can not occur with no British government’s arrangement, and Prime Minister Boris Johnson this month turned into the Scottish government’s petition for you about the freedom question.
Johnson asserts a 2014 plebiscite, where Scots refused independence, was charged as a once-in-a-generation vote and ought to stand.
Scotland’s pro-independence authorities say Brexit alters everything. Britain as a whole voted Founded in 2016 to leave the EU, but voters in Scotland chosen by a sizable margin to stay.
The UK’s long-delayed exit from the EU is supposed to occur Friday.
“We stand two weeks from dropping our EU membership and each the rights which go with it,” said Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
“In my opinion, it’s past doubt now the only realistic way for Scotland to come back to the core of Europe and also to make sure we get the authorities we vote is to become an independent nation,” Sturgeon said.