Seicont Scots unthirldom referendum

The Scots Govrenment—the devolved govrenment o Scotland, ane o the constituent kintras o the Unitit Kinrick—annoonced in Juin 2016 that a seicont referendum on Scots unthirldom wis "heichly likly" tae be held. This announcement teuk place immediately follaein the non-bindin UK-wide referendum on Breetish membership in the European Union (EU), in which a majority o UK voters as a whole votit tae leave the EU, while a majority o Scots voters votit tae remain in the EU.[1][2][3][4][5]


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