05:13 GMT23 September 2020
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    47 percent of Scots would vote for independence, were another Scottish referendum to be held tomorrow, according to a survey.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Scotland's choice to stay a part of the United Kingdom remains unchanged after Brexit with 53 percent of locals opposing its independence, a survey revealed on Saturday.

    According to the YouGov poll, 47 percent of would vote for independence, were another Scottish referendum to be held tomorrow. Thus the number of those in favor of the breakaway from Britain increased just by one percent since Scots were last surveyed in May.

    A total of 40 percent would prefer to lose access to the EU single market yet to stay a part of the United Kingdom while opposed by 34 percent who think otherwise.

    On June 23, the referendum was held in the United Kingdom, in which 51.9 percent of voters supported the country withdrawing from the European Union. At the same time Scotland, as well as Northern Ireland backed retaining membership of the 28-nation bloc, while England and Wales backed Brexit.

    Following the referendum outcomes Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said that Scotland would consider to take a vote on independence one more time after a failed attempt in September 2014, claiming that Brexit referendum outcomes neglected its willingness to stay in the European Union.


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