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U.K. PM rejects Scottish leader's request for independence referendum

WorldNews Tuesday, 14 January 2020
U.K. PM rejects Scottish leader's request for independence referendumLONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson wrote to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Tuesday refusing her request to be given the powers to hold another Scottish independence referendum. As things stand, a referendum cannot take place without the consent of the U.K. government. Sturgeon wrote to Johnson in December asking him to enter negotiations on...
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News video: Boris Johnson rejects Nicola Sturgeon's plan for second Scottish independence referendum

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Boris Johnson has rejected Nicola Sturgeon's call for Holyrood to be given the power to hold a fresh vote on independence, saying in a letter to the First Minister: "I cannot agree to any request for a transfer of power that would lead to further independence referendums."

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Boris Johnson Boris Johnson Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

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Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon First Minister of Scotland, Leader of the Scottish National Party

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