Boris Johnson denies Nicola Sturgeon's request for IndyRef2 The SNP leader argues that their result in the election gives them a mandate for another say on independence.

The SNP leader argues that their result in the election gives them a mandate for another say on independence.

Boris Johnson has once again batted away suggestions of a second referendum on Scottish independence in a letter to Nicola Sturgeon.

Ms Sturgeon, Scottish first minister, wrote to the prime minister shortly after the general election to request the second referendum, saying her party's result gave a clear democratic mandate.

But Mr Johnson's response makes his disagreement clear.

Today I have written to Nicola Sturgeon. The Scottish people voted decisively to keep our...
source: The Sky News

2020-01-14 14:14
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