Is indyref2 dead?

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, says the next national election will be a de facto vote on Scottish independence after the Supreme Court’s landmark decision on indyref2. 

The UK’s highest court concluded that the Scottish Parliament does not have the power to hold a second independence referendum. It’s a defining moment for the union, establishing a constitutional precedent with ripple effects that could be felt for years to come.

Tristan Kirk, the Evening Standard’s Courts Correspondent, explains how the Supreme Court reached its decision. In part two, our Deputy Political Editor, David Bond, examines the political fallout from this landmark ruling.

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