Nicola Sturgeon news: Book of speeches released by publisher which received state funding | UK | News

It adds: “Taken together they show a side of Nicola Sturgeon that is too often missed in public discourse.

“Thoughtful, progressive, compassionate, as well as passionately committed to the cause of Scottish independence, she is as pragmatic on matters of economic strategy as she is progressive on social issues.”

Senior SNP figures have threatened to hold a ‘wildcat’ referendum even without the consent of the British Government, similar to what took place in Catalonia in 2017.

Douglas Ross, Scottish Conservative leader, has urged unionists to boycott any referendum called without UK Government approval.

The 2017 Catalan referendum produced a majority for independence, but was boycotted by many unionist voters.

Spain’s government refused to accept the result and a number of the key organisers were arrested and prosecuted for their role in the affair.





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