Saw this article tonight and if true then the SNP are really painting themselves into a corner.
This follows on from my blog yesterday I suppose It’s a matter of principle and trust
I think many people would see such a move as a betrayal to be honest and a mistake. Some are talking about this on Twitter
Removing a consultative referendum, if true, would be a huge mistake for the SNP and potentially the final straw for many if as expected the Tories, with support from the British Unionists, refuse a section 30 order. Now we know from Wings that the headline is rarely the truth but headlines are all that many see at times.
Nicole is quoted saying Asked later by reporters if it was a possibility she could hold a Catalan-style referendum without the permission of Westminster, the First Minister said: “No, I am not open to that possibility.” You can read the article here just ignore the rabid Brit Nat comments of ignorance.
However this won’t go down well at all I suspect with many.