The Scottish National Party (SNP) won, as expected, the parliamentary elections on Wednesday in Scotland. Despite missing out on an absolute majority, the Scottish Prime Minister’s party will do everything to ensure that a new independence referendum is held, shortly before the results are released, said Nicola Sturgeon. The majority, who survived the SNP, were all protected by political structures that protected secession.
“The only people who decide the future of Scotland are the Scots, Westminster politicians” [onde funciona o Parlamento do Reino Unido] They can’t get it that way, and this Saturday, Sturgeon said.
“If the Scottish Parliament has a simple and democratic majority for a referendum on independence, there will be no democratic, electoral or moral justification for it. [o primeiro-ministro] Boris Johnson blocks the right of the people of Scotland to decide their future, ”he said before going to the polls. He said, “If this happens in most democracies of the world, it will be an absurd discussion.”
Sturgeon’s party became the representative of an absolute majority, winning 64 seats. These results are “historic and extraordinary”, marking Sturgeon’s fourth victory of the SPN in the Scottish Parliament, with the rise of a sub in previous elections in 2016.
In an election with 64% participation, Sturgeon confirmed that Scottish voters gave him a “vigorous” mandate to hold a new legally recognized referendum. Although the first priority is to overcome the crisis caused by the epidemic, there is a plan to hold a second referendum soon.
After independence the Scottish Green Party ran to Sturgeon with a majority, who had already confirmed the rescue of the second referendum before the final result. The formation increased from two depots to eight.
This would force the British government to enter dangerous territory to protest, calling on the UK Supreme Court to overturn existing legislation, increasing popular support for Scotland’s independence and a constitutional fight over restricted legal powers Might be possible. ) Belongs to.
Boris johnson repeated on friday daily Telegraph Considers holding a referendum on this moment “Careless and irresponsible”. “I don’t think it’s time for a constitutional dispute, to divide our country, when people want our economy to be fixed and move forward together,” he said.
Among the federalist structures, the Conservative Party elected 31 representatives, similar to the previous elections. Labor won 22 depots, losing two seats, but its leader promised the SNP a “credible alternative” over the next five years. The Liberal Democrats, on the other hand, lost one place, now with only four seats.
The Scottish Parliament has never been more inclusive, with 58 women elected. The last time a figure came was in 1999, when 48 candidates entered Parliament. Also related to minorities was the first deputation, including the first colored and Muslim woman as well as the first deputy in a wheelchair.