Supreme Court Judgment: Scottish Independence Referendum

Part of Attorney General – in the House of Commons at on 7 December 2022.

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I believe that I have answered this question already, and I have heard the Prime Minister answer it several times in the course of Prime Minister’s questions. The Supreme Court rejected the Lord Advocate’s submission that an advisory referendum would have only an indirect and consequential effect on the reserved matter. This matter is reserved.