Scotsman cartoon: Sturgeon lay’s down law on EU

Illustration: Iain Green
Illustration: Iain Green
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MS STURGEON was in Westminster to push her party’s policy on Europe, calling for a “double lock” in a referendum, by which an overall majority in the UK to leave would also need to be supported by overall majorities in each of the four nations.

However, she refused to accept a suggestion by Lib Dem Scottish Secretary Alistair Carmichael that the SNP join a “Better Together with the EU” platform of pro-European parties.