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Sturgeon ‘disappointed’ but accepts Supreme Court judgement

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Sturgeon ‘disappointed’ but accepts Supreme Court judgement

Sturgeon ‘disappointed’ but accepts Supreme Court judgement

Nicola Sturgeon says she is “disappointed” but accepts the Supreme Court’s judgement that the Scottish Parliament cannot legislate for a second independence referendum without Westminster's consent.

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