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The SNP ran their election promising a referendum on independence
SNP threaten independence white paper

The Scottish National Party (SNP) will publish a white paper on a referendum for Scottish independence within two weeks, party sources have confirmed. The pledge confirms what the SNP had promised throughout its election campaign, but has already provoked strong reactions from other parties in the Scottish Assembly. Any referendum could only be triggered following… Read more »

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Queen pays tribute to Scottish Parliament's past and future as third session since devolution gets underway at Holyrood
Queen marks Holyrood opening

The Queen has travelled to Edinburgh to take part in a ceremony marking the third session of the Scottish Parliament. The monarch gave a speech praising the development of the independent executive since power was first devolved in 1999. “I’m confident that the Scottish people will be at the heart of the business of this… Read more »