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Scottish leader softens stance on possible independence vote timing

Nicola Sturgeon says she could delay it as long as it wasn't too long after Brexit
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 05:50

Ms Sturgeon said her party was currently looking into the currency options for an independent Scotland but "the starting point of our consideration" would be that it continues to use sterling.


SCOTLAND'S First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Sunday softened her stance on the potential timing of a second independence referendum after Prime Minister Theresa May rejected her call to hold a vote before Britain leaves the European Union.

Ms Sturgeon had called for a

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