Scottish parliament backs bid for new independence referendum

The Scottish parliament has backed (in a 69 to 59 majority) a bid to allow the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to formally seek permission from Britain to prepare for an independence referendum in 2018/2019.Britain has dismissed the proposal on the grounds that it is unfair to ask the Scottish people to make such an important decision without the necessary information about the future relationship with the EU.

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