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Scotland will not accept UK prime minister Theresa May’s refusal to allow a second independence before spring 2019, the Scottish National party’s deputy leader has declared.
In a speech opening the SNP’s conference in Aberdeen, Angus Robertson said the party would give the people a chance to choose a different future from a Brexit-bound UK.
“Scotland’s referendum is going to happen and no UK prime minister should dare to stand in the way of Scottish democracy,” Mr Robertson said.
He gave no details of how the SNP would seek to force Mrs May to approve an expected Scottish parliament request for a referendum.