Alex Salmond says Brexit will lead to second Scottish independence referendum



SHAUN CONNOLLY  – June 15, 2016

Brexit would trigger a new Scottish independence referendum, former SNP leader Alex Salmond has insisted.

The comments appear in contrast to Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s stance that she is only interested in campaigning for a Remain vote and will not speculate on possible political repercussions of Brexit.

Asked if Brexit would lead to a second independence referendum, Mr Salmond said: “If Scotland has voted Remain, then I believe it would, yes.”