Scottish independence vote is price for support, SNP warns Labour

Nicola Sturgeon confirms her party’s priority is fresh independence referendum

Nicola Sturgeon has warned Jeremy Corbyn she would demand a second independence referendum next year as her price to support a minority Labour government at Westminster.

She confirmed the Scottish National party’s (SNP’s) priority at this election was staging a fresh vote on independence next year, even if Labour was able to win a new deal from the EU and put that to a second European referendum.

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