Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says her government will seek to enter into "immediate discussions" with Brussels to "protect Scotland's place in the EU" following the Brexit vote.
Ms Sturgeon said she will establish an advisory panel with experts to advise her on legal, financial and diplomatic matters as she seeks to continue Scotland's membership.
The First Minister said her cabinet had agreed to begin work on legislation that would allow for the option of a second independence referendum.
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Jamie Reed MP has said that "...many people have voted to make their lives worse because they don’t believe that life can get better."
Although a majority across the south of Scotland wanted to remain, only one area of Cumbria wanted to stay within the EU.