The authorities in Scotland are asked to give Edinburgh the right to hold a referendum on independence

About this London asked the first Minister of Scotland, leader of the Scottish national party Nicola Sturgeon.

Власти Шотландии просят наделить Эдинбург правом провести референдум о независимости

The first Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon.© PA Images/ReutersЛОНДОН, 19 Dec. /TASS/. The first Minister of Scotland, leader of the Scottish national party (SNP) Nicola Sturgeon formally asked London to give Edinburgh legal right to hold a referendum on independence for the region.

“Today we call on the UK government to discuss [this issue] and agree to transfer powers, which will make undoubted right of the Scottish Parliament to pass a law on holding a referendum on independence,” she said.

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