Sovereignty: Scotland

Scotland Office written question – answered on 12th July 2016.

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Photo of Andrew Rosindell Andrew Rosindell NATO Parliamentary Assembly UK Delegation, Co Chair, British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, whether an Act of Parliament would be required to allow a further binding referendum on Scottish independence.

Photo of David Mundell David Mundell The Secretary of State for Scotland

Competence for a referendum on Scottish independence rests with the UK Parliament. Less than two years ago the people of Scotland voted decisively to remain part of the United Kingdom. The Edinburgh Agreement committed both the UK and Scottish Governments to respect this result.

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