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Majority of Scots want second EU referendum

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A new poll has revealed that 61 per cent of voters want a second referendum on Brexit once the terms of a deal with the remaining EU countries have been agreed.

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The Scotpulse survey for STV found that 59 per cent of those polled think that Brexit will be bad for Scotland, The Scotsman writes.

24 per cent think that leaving the European Union, which is expected to be officially concluded within the next two years, will be a good thing.

It comes as both sides of the campaign reflect on the one year anniversary of the vote by 52 per cent of voters in the UK to back leaving the EU.

Scotland, one of two constituent countries in the UK to go against the national result, voted Remain by a margin of 62 to 38 per cent.

10 per cent of Leave voters in Scotland would change their vote if there was another EU referendum, while just 3 per cent of Remain voters would switch sides, the poll found.

Holding another referendum on the final terms of Brexit wasn’t backed by any of the three largest parties in Westminster at the General Election held earlier this month.

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