PressTV-Scots prefer independence from UK to no-deal Brexit: Poll

A new poll conducted in Scotland shows that a significant majority of people in the British province would prefer to leave the United Kingdom if the country leaves the European Union without a deal.

The Panelbase survey, carried out for The Sunday Times Scotland and LBC, showed that almost three in five people, around 59 percent, would vote for independence if the UK fails to finalize a Brexit deal before it leaves the EU.

Many expect the British Parliament to reject  Prime Minister Theresa May’s Brexit deal on Tuesday. Both May and the EU have warned that the current deal, signed off by EU leaders last month, is the best and only option available.

The UK government has reiterated that it will leave the EU March 29, 2019 whatsoever. That has caused serious concerns as a no-deal Brexit will leave trade and many other issues unregulated and would create huge uncertainty for Britain.

However, a majority of the Scottish people surveyed,…

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