Jul 16, 2022
In General Discussions
Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has proposed a Scottish independence referendum on October 19, 2023. Sturgeon has written to Prime Minister Boris Johnson seeking his formal consent. Sturgeon said if the prime minister disagreed, she would take the Supreme Court to make a legal decision on whether the Scottish independence referendum was legal. The Scottish independence movement has company banner design a long history, and the second referendum has once again become the focus of British public opinion. However, many readers may have many questions about the second referendum, and BBC Chinese hereby interprets some of the most important questions. 1. Why another referendum? Indeed, Scotland already held an independence referendum in September 2014. Then British Prime Minister David Cameron agreed to hold a referendum on Scottish independence, and he and then Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond also signed an agreement to this end, and the Scottish independence referendum was realized. The title of the referendum at the time was: "Should Scotland become an independent country?" Voters had two choices: "Yes" (in favour) or "No" (against). In the referendum, 55% of Scottish voters were against independence and 45% were in favour of independence.