[Ticker] Scottish law chief casts doubt on referendum

EU Reporter

Scotland’s highest legal authority, lord advocate Dorothy Bain, has said it may well be unlawful for first minister Nicola Sturgeon to call a second independence referendum without London’s blessing. “In the present case, the lord advocate does not have the necessary degree of confidence [of the legality of the move], Bain said in a letter to the British Supreme Court, The Guardian reports.