UK top court rules against Scottish independence vote plan
The judgment is a setback for the Scottish government's campaign to break away from the United Kingdom. The top court ruled that the Scottish Parliament “does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence."
UK court rejects Scottish bid for independence vote
The Scottish government cannot hold a second referendum on independence without approval from the British parliament, the United Kingdom's top court has ruled, dealing a hammer blow to nationalists' hopes of holding a vote next year.
UK top court rejects Scottish independence vote plans
Britain’s highest court on Wednesday rejected a bid by the devolved Scottish government in Edinburgh to hold a new referendum on independence without London’s consent.The unanimous ruling by the Supreme Court torpedoed the Scottish nationalist government’s push to hold a second plebiscite next year.The Scottish National Party (SNP) had said that in that event, it would turn the next general election into a de-facto vote on splitting from the res…
Britain's top court rules out Scottish independence vote without UK government's consent
The top court, in a unanimous verdcit by five justices, ruled that the Scottish Parliament 'does not have the power to legislate for a referendum on Scottish independence.' The semi-autonomous Scottish government wants to hold a referendum on idependence next October