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Bitter blow for Sturgeon as Supreme Court rejects her IndyRef2 plans

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Nicola Sturgeon’s hopes of a new independence referendum were shattered today as the Supreme Court rejected claims she had the right to hold a vote.

Reading out the judgment this morning, the court said the British constitution made clear that a referendum could only be held with the permission of the UK Government.

The SNP-led Scottish Government had argued that it could hold a referendum without support from Westminster as it was only “advisory” and not binding.

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