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A senior UK government minister has said it would “of course” refuse to give permission for a second independence referendum.
Speaking during a visit to Glasgow, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said the answer to any request for another vote would be “no”.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said in January she would give an update on her plans for a referendum “in weeks”.
But she has stressed that she will not hold a referendum without an agreement.
The UK and Scottish governments signed an agreement in October 2012 which allowed the Scottish Parliament to