Indyref2

Indyref2 and Scottish Independence

Nicola Sturgeon to outline indyref2 plan before summer recess

Nicola Sturgeon is “likely” to make a statement on plans for a second independence referendum before Holyrood breaks up for the summer, a spokesman has said.

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Scottish Secretary David Mundell made the comments as pressure mounts on Nicola Sturgeon to put second referendum plans on the back burner. Picture: John Devlin

David Mundell tells Nicola Sturgeon: Remove indyref2 threat

The Scottish Secretary has said he foresees “no circumstances” for a second Scottish referendum taking place before the 2021 Holyrood elections

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Ian Blackford is the new SNP Westminster leader. Picture: Contributed

SNP Westminster leader: Brexit talks must involve all parties

The SNP’s new Westminster leader has made a final plea for the Conservatives to “reach out to others” before starting Brexit negotiations on Monday.

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Tommy Sheppard has called on the plans to be postponed until after Brexit. Picture: Neil Hanna

SNP MP Tommy Sheppard urges party to ‘park’ indyref2

Pressure on Nicola Sturgeon to outline her position on a second independence referendum is mounting as further senior SNP figures called for the vote to be postponed.

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Scottish National Party Leader Nicola Sturgeon poses in front of SNP MPs elected in the general election Picture:Taylor/Getty Images

Brian Wilson: Liberation day for Scots fed up of indyref2

Last Thursday’s general election confirmed the political mortality of the SNP and a shift in Scottish politics, writes Brian Wilson.

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SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon. Picture: John Devlin

FMQS: Nicola Sturgeon pursuing “sinking” indyref2 dream

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of ignoring the Scottish people by attempting to “refloat” her “sinking dream” of independence.

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First Minister Nicola Sturgeon walks to her helicopter during the election campaign. Picture: Mark Runnacles/PA Wire

Poll: 60% want Nicola Sturgeon to ditch indyref2

A new poll has emerged showing that well over half of Scottish voters want Nicola Sturgeon to abandon her plans for a second referendum on independence.

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Kenny MacAskill: Continual battle mode for indyref2 was mistake

The SNP remain the biggest party in Scotland but Nicola Sturgeon must make changes in policy and organisation, warns Kenny MacAskill.

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People taking part in the March for Independence wave Saltires as they process through Glasgow city on 3 June. Picture: Robert Perry/PA Wire

Nicola Sturgeon warned over potential indyref2 ‘rebrand’

Nicola Sturgeon has been warned that Scots “won’t be fooled” by any attempt to rebrand a second independence referendum as a choice on the final terms of Brexit.

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Nicola Sturgeon’s Cabinet sidesteps indyref2 issue

Nicola Sturgeon’s Cabinet failed to discuss what the Scottish Government should do about a second independence referendum when it met for the first time since the General Election.

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SNP abandons £1m fundraising appeal for indyref2

THE SNP has scrapped its £1million online fundraising drive for another Scottish independence referendum after losing 21 seats in the General Election.

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Nicola Sturgeon with the 35 SNP MPs elected to the House of Commons at last week's election. Picture: Jack Taylor/Getty Images

Nicola Sturgeon: Election may not have been indyref2 rejection

Nicola Sturgeon has cast doubt over whether Scots rejected a second referendum in last week’s general election by branding the claims “an overly-simplistic analysis”.

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Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie.

Lib Dems want to ban Indyref2 for length of this parliament

The Scottish Liberal Democrats have set plans in motion to block another referendum on independence in the wake of Thursday’s general election result.

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Alex Neil: SNP focus on indyref2 hurt party at election

The former Scottish health secretary has slammed SNP leaders for losing crucial votes by “jumping too far ahead of public opinion” on a second independence referendum.

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Lesley Riddoch: Has Scotland reached ‘peak independence’?

Does the General Election result mean an end to prospects of a second independence referendum?

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Scotland Poll: Scottish Labour to unseat SNP MPs

Labour is likely to unseat some SNP MPs in the General Election, analysis of a new poll suggests.

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Tories vow to block indyref2 for five years

There will be no second independence referendum in the five years of the next Parliament, the Scottish Secretary said, as it could take until 2022 for Brexit to “play out”.

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Poll: Third of Scots more likely to back independence if May PM

Nearly a third of Scots are more likely to back Scottish independence if the Conservatives win the general election, a poll has found.

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In Pictures: Thousands join ‘biggest ever’ independence march

THOUSANDS of independence supporters took to the streets of Glasgow yesterday for what organisers described as the biggest march of its kind in history.

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Nicola Sturgeon ducks claim indyref2 caused fall in popularity

Nicola Sturgeon has sidestepped claims that the prospect of a second independence referendum is behind a dramatic fall in her personal popularity in Scotland.

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