Keir Starmer vows Labour would bring change in Scotland without indyref2

Keir starmer vows labour would bring change in scotland without indyref2

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Keir Starmer has vowed Labour would bring change in Scotland without indyref2.

The Supreme Court recently ruled that a second referendum on independence is not within the competence of the Scottish Parliament.

Approval from Westminster will be needed for a legal vote to take place – but the UK Government has repeatedly ruled out granting a Section 30 order which would permit this.

Speaking in Glasgow on Friday, Labour leader Sir Keir said he recognises that Scots do not want the “status quo”, but that change will be best delivered as part of the UK.

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