Prime Minister Theresa may said that “now is not the time for a second referendum” on Scottish independence, reports Bi-bi-si.

Mei didn’t specify, does it rule out a referendum in the future.

This week, the first Minister of Scotland Nicola Sturgeon has announced that it will ask for permission of the regional Parliament to hold a repeated referendum on independence because the majority of Scots voted against “breccia” and want to stay in the EU.

However, may said that it would be unfair to vote, is not yet defined future relations between Britain and the EU, and thus, people will not have all the necessary information for decision-making.

The Minister for Scotland, David Mandel wrote on Twitter that the holding of a referendum before Brexit unfair and can not be reconciled.

According to Mei, her attention aimed at finding the best possible deal for Britain in negotiations on withdrawal from the EU.

“Discussion of a referendum on independence will only make it harder for us conclusion the best good deal for Scotland and a good deal for Britain,” she said.

“My message is clear – now is not the time,” she added.

The Prime Minister also stressed that the country “must work together and not be separated”.

Earlier Thursday, Queen Elizabeth II signed a bill to start the process of withdrawal from the European Union.

See also: Scotland start preparations for a new referendum on independence

Mei: Now is not the time for a referendum on Scottish independence 16.03.2017

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