Theresa May has strongly condemned Nicola Sturgeon's announcement she will seek approval for a second referendum on Scottish independence.Read the full story ›
Borders MP Calum Kerr has said Prime Minister Theresa May could stop moves towards a second independence referendum if she reconsidered 'proposals for Scotland to stay within the Single Market'.
The SNP MP for Berwickshire, Roxburgh and Selkirk, said: "There is nothing inevitable about this process. If the Prime Minister is prepared to listen to the 64 per cent of Scots who voted to remain in Europe and seek compromise to accommodate these serious and pragmatic proposals, she could end this process tomorrow."
"Unlike in 2014, we know that change is coming either way. So the key question now is who we want to be in control of that change and what kind of country we want our children to grow up in," he added.
Answers to some of the key questions about the prospect of a second Scottish Independence Referendum.Read the full story ›
Do you think Nicola Sturgeon would win a second Independence Referendum, separating Scotland from the UK?
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The First Minister announced she will seek approval for a second referendum, at her Bute House residence today.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has said the Government should focus on Scotland, rather than pushing for a second independence referendum.
The Scottish Government should focus on delivering good government and public services for the people in Scotland. Politics is not a game.
The MP was responding to the First Minister's announcement that she would seek approval for a second referendum.
This is the moment Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed she will seek approval for a second independence referendum.
Kezia Dugdale, the leader of the Scottish Labour party, has said the country is "already divided enough", without the prospect of a second independence referendum.
Scotland is already divided enough. We do not want to be divided again, but that is exactly what another independence referendum would do