David Cameron has said “frustration” during the Scottish independence referendum campaign prompted his plea for the Queen to intervene but he now wanted to avoid making his indiscretion “worse”.
David Cameron’s admission he sought the Queen’s involvement in the Scottish independence referendum has raised questions about the legitimacy of the nation’s constitutional monarchy, an expert has said.
Shadow chancellor John McDonnell has ruled out making deals with the SNP over a second independence referendum in exchange for supporting a Labour government.
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Jeremy Corbyn has said it is not up to the UK Parliament to block a second Scottish independence referendum.
Labour deputy leader Tom Watson has spoken out against a second Scottish independence referendum, after shadow chancellor John McDonnell said a future Labour government would not block another vote.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Labour is the “stumbling block” to forming a progressive alliance to halt the Conservatives.
The shadow chancellor agrees there is “no economic case” for Scottish independence, the Scottish Labour leader has said.
The shadow chancellor has said Labour would not block a second Scottish independence referendum after Nicola Sturgeon hinted at forming a pact to keep the Conservatives out of government.
A future Labour government would not block a second Scottish independence referendum, shadow chancellor John McDonnell has said.
A new poll has found a majority of Scots are now in favour of independence, which Scotland’s First Minister has described as “phenomenal”.