On the streets of Edinburgh, there was no one on Thursday to drink for the last time until 2020: the pantagrolic festivities of “Hogemane” were canceled with detention. And the Scots are watching, are gloomy, Brexit enforced, many want to inspire their independence.
The Royal Mile, some of Scotland’s pride – tartan, whiskey or fried chocolate bar stand – sinks into silence, darkness and ice squares.
At 11pm local time, when the rest of the UK slipped between Prosecco’s two cuts to the Brexit deadline, Joe Stewart, the majority of Scots who voted against the exit in 2016 at 62% Never assumed to have any connection with other parts of the country.
“It’s really sad to leave the European Union, but when all this is over, I believe we can really begin the process of independence,” she said with full enthusiasm, assuring us that we do not have to submit our own choices and always to England “, from the name of the district where the British Parliament is located” Westminster ” Called.
Scottish Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the SNP’s independence party, has the political momentum to really play and is desperate to invest from January 1.
His party did worse than expected from opinion polls, which saw them at gaining about two thirds of the support in the by-elections next May, after losing to separatists in 2015.
A strong SNP victory next year will put further pressure on London to accept a second referendum, already known as “Indiref 2”. If British Prime Minister Boris Johnson continues to reject this referendum, he will face a constitutional crisis.
– 2021 is a decisive year? –
According to the latest survey conducted by Sawanta Comres for Scotsman in mid-December, 58% of Scots now support a break with the United Kingdom, which is an all time high.
“It simply came to our notice then. It is subject to fluctuations. The first part of 2020 is about 50/50. The second semester shows a majority of over 50% and above 59%, mainly in the context of the Kovid crisis management, ”said Nicola McEwan, a professor of political science at the University of Edinburgh.
The prominent Scottish Prime Minister, who began hosting Kovid Points on March 20, has since made 150 Kovid Points a “model of real credibility, good advice and caution” for the left-wing daily The Guardian. Boris Johnson benefited from the local management of a health crisis that he considered more unrealistic.
Dapper is already campaigning online for this hypnotic referendum from Prime Minister Mike Blackshaw’s picture of his “yes cafe”, a den of freedom fighters in the neighborhood.
Badges and t-shirts are already ready. They now have to mix two flags, light Scotland blue and European Royal Blue, White Cross and stars. “The year 2021 will be a decisive year for the independence movement”, with a long white beard, wants to trust the veteran of reason.
For the Scottish tradition of “first step”, this symbolic first step at midnight on the doorstep of the house that brings good luck for the new year, Mike Blacksha has only one wish: “Referendum in September, win it, I will die in peace”.