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THERE THEY GO AGAIN: Scotland to publish independence referendum consultation bill next week. Sco…

THERE THEY GO AGAIN: Scotland to publish independence referendum consultation bill next week. Scotland will publish a fresh independence referendum Bill for consultation next week, part of a strategy to ensure that Scotland’s voice is heard in the negotiations to take Britain out of the European Union, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced on Thursday. “There […]
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