The Supreme Court rejects the organization of a new referendum on Scottish independence

To the question “Can the Scottish Government dispense with the London agreement to organize a referendum on independence?”, the Supreme Court of Great Britain answered categorically no on Wednesday 23 November. “It’s a blow to the Prime Minister, Nicola Sturgeon”, from the Scottish National Party (SNP), the largest pro-independence political party, emphasizes The Scotsman. “A humiliation”, even goes one better Daily Telegraph.

“She is a lawyer by training, knows British law and must therefore have known the outcome of this case.”

After two days of hearings in October and review of around 8,000 pages of documents, “five judges unanimously held that Edinburgh had no jurisdiction to legislate on the matter”, explains the newspaper The national, in Glasgow.

“The court ruled that the bill put forward this year by the government Dec

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