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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour could grant second independence referendum

Jeremy Corbyn has refused to rule out granting permission for a second Scottish independence referendum if he became Prime Minister.

  • Paris Gourtsoyiannis
  • The Scotsman

The Labour leader said he would “decide at the time” whether to allow a new independence vote to take place if a request was made by the Scottish Government.

Gurts 1aMr Corbyn said he is against a second referendum, and was “very clear on why we don’t think it’s a good idea”.

Before the last Holyrood election, Labour gave a “cast iron guarantee” that it would oppose a second referendum, but still lost ground to the Conservatives.

Mr Corbyn was asked by the…

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