Conservatives urge First Minister to uphold ‘Sturgeon Test’ on independence

The Scottish Conservatives have called on Nicola Sturgeon to stand by a test in her party’s election manifesto on holding a second independence referendum.

At the SNP’s manifesto launch for the 2016 Holyrood election, the First Minister said she would not set a date for a second referendum before there was a majority backing for independence.

Speaking in April 2016, she said: “If there is to be a second referendum, we first have to earn the right to propose...
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