It is reported about possible reasons of Scotland secede from the UK
Scotland is to consider a possibility of obtaining sovereignty in case its interests will be ignored further by London concerning the matter of BrExit. This was stated by Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister of Scotland.
Sturgeon earlier stated that Scottish National Party of which she is a current leader is going to initiate an active summer campaign on supporting region’s independence among population.
Earlier this July Sturgeon announced that Scotland will hold a second referendum on independence in 2017 if Britain does not take its position of leaving EU into account. Sturgeon also stated that Scotland has a right of remaining within the UK and hold the membership of the EU at the same time.
The referendum held on July 23rd in Britain about the question of country’s membership in the EU served as a main catalyst for this process where the opponents of European integration won with 51.9% result whereas the majority of population of Scotland (62%) voted for remaining in the EU.