Mar 16, 2017

Theresa May would reject Scottish independence referendum

Matt Dunham / AP

Theresa May stated today that she would reject a Scottish demand for a second independence referendum next year and called for the United Kingdom's focus to be on Brexit negotiations, per the BBC.

The PM's refrain: "Now is not the time."

Scotland can still move to hold a referendum, but without the support of the government in Westminster, it would lack any legal force.

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