By Ed Pond
Last Monday was an exciting day. Nicola Sturgeon called for a second Scottish independence referendum. Quite possibly she was pressured into it by the Westminster wing of the SNP, to either influence or pre-empt the Article 50 amendments votes in Parliament. If the former, it didn't work. If the latter, it was prescient indeed, as the Commons later rejected the Lords' amendments, and the Lords quickly voted to back down. At last, Theresa May has the authority (no, really this time) to activate Article 50. She could do it this week, although our patience seems set to be tested a little while longer.
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