As the Scottish Greens agree to an agreement with the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon’s path to independence is set out.

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As the Scottish Greens agree to an agreement with the SNP, Nicola Sturgeon’s path to independence is set out.

Nicola Sturgeon’s path to independence is laid out when the Scottish Greens reach an agreement with the SNP.

A “coalition of chaos” agreement with the Scottish Greens has been completely ratified, placing NICOLA Sturgeon on the verge of securing yet another tumultuous independence referendum.

715 members voted in favor of the accord (88.5 percent), with 84 (10.4 percent) voting against it and nine (1.1 percent) abstaining.

At the heart of the agreement is a pledge to hold a second independence referendum within five years, preferably by the end of 2023.

While Prime Minister Boris Johnson would have to sanction a formal vote, the Scottish Government’s referendum bill presently enjoys a majority in the Scottish Parliament.

The two parties have been in talks since May, when the SNP came up one seat short of an outright majority in the Holyrood election.

Under the power-sharing arrangement, co-leaders Patrick Harvie and Lorna Slater will be government ministers, with one responsible for green skills, the energy industry, and the natural environment.

The second will be in charge of decarbonizing housing, transportation, and the rental sector in the meanwhile.

Green MSPs in Scotland will also be required to vote in favor of the Scottish Government in confidence votes and annual budgets as they work on a number of agreed-upon policy areas, including climate change, Scottish independence, and rent controls.

The parties’ public disagreements would be limited to a set of pre-determined topics, such as aviation policy, green ports, direct financial assistance to businesses in the aerospace, defense, and security sectors, field sports, and economic principles relating to the concepts of sustainable and inclusive growth.

The parties’ public disagreements would be limited to a set of pre-determined topics, such as aviation policy, green ports, direct financial assistance to businesses in the aerospace, defense, and security sectors, field sports, and economic principles relating to the concepts of sustainable and inclusive growth.

According to Scottish Labour leader Anas Sarwar, the deal will make it “harder” for the Scottish Parliament to call the Scottish First Minister “to account.”

Mr Sarwar continued, “This austerity coalition formalizes a long-standing agreement in which Nicola Sturgeon and the SNP pound our public services while the Greens nod along.”

“This agreement is all about the parties’ constitutional concerns and has nothing to do with the climate catastrophe, which is where our efforts should be focused.

“The SNP is attempting to dodge criticism, and their coalition with the Green Party is exactly that.” News from the Brinkwire

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