# indyref2

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Majority of Scottish people in favour of independence, poll finds
Research for The National found 54% in favour of independence when ‘don’t knows’ were excluded.
# Scotland
SNP could fight next Holyrood election as de facto independence referendum
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said there is a ‘cast-iron democratic mandate for a referendum’.
Last year
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Scottish independence hit a setback today, what happens next?
Nicola Sturgeon has said that the SNP will “launch and mobilise a major campaign in defence of Scottish democracy”.
# Scottish Independence
Supreme Court hearing on Scottish independence referendum plans to begin
A panel of five judges will start hearing evidence from the Scottish Government.
# Scotland
Ruling on legality of second Scottish independence vote could take six weeks
The UK’s Supreme Court will hear arguments this week.
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SNP to apply to intervene in Supreme Court indyref2 case
The SNP’s national executive committee said the party has the ‘legal standing’ to put forward its political case.
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More than half of Scots do not want independence referendum next October, poll finds
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has unveiled plans to hold a second vote on independence in October 2023.
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Sturgeon insists the time is ‘approaching’ for Scots to vote on independence again
Nicola Sturgeon told the SNP conference her party had an ‘unarguable mandate’ for another vote.
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Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.
'Democracy will prevail': Nicola Sturgeon demands second Scottish independence referendum
Nicola Sturgeon has formally requested the power for Holyrood to hold a second independence vote.
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'Scotland can't be imprisoned': Tories facing showdown over refusal to back new independence vote
The Conservatives have said they will “absolutely” not hold another independence referendum in Scotland.
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Scottish lawmakers back independence on eve of Brexit
The Edinburgh parliament voted by 69 votes in favour and 59 against.
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Nicola Sturgeon announces plans for a second Scottish independence referendum
The last referendum on Scottish independence saw voters choose to remain as part of the UK by a small margin.