Scotland revives independence bid in wake of Brexit vote

Scotland voted against independence just two years ago, but the nation is once again considering leaving the United Kingdom in the wake of its historic June vote to leave the European Union.

A 62-percent majority of Scottish voters had opted to remain in the EU, putting Scotland at odds with England, which voted to stay.

In order to measure public interest in revisiting the independence question, the Scottish National Party (SNP) plans to conduct research to measure public opinion on the topic by conducting doorstep interviews and surveys with two million of Scotland’s 5.3 million population by the end of November. READ MORE.