PUBLISHED: 17:52, Fri, Nov 8, 2019 | UPDATED: 17:52, Fri, Nov 8, 2019
Laura Kuenssberg questioned Nicola Sturgeon over democracy as she explained Scottish people chose to stay within the Westminster system. She went on to say the political leader “can’t pick and choose between votes”. Ms Kuenssberg said: “You say all the time you won’t allow Scotland to be dragged out of the EU out of its will.
“It wouldn’t be democratic. But people in Scotland chose through democracy to stay part of the Westminster system.
“You can’t pick and choose which votes are more important, can you?”
Speaking to BBC News, Ms Sturgeon responded: “I’m not picking and choosing.
“Scotland didn’t vote for independence in 2015 but we were told in that referendum we shouldn’t pick independence to protect our position in the EU.
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Laura Kuenssberg grilled SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon (Image: BBC)
Laura Kuenssberg questioned Nicola Sturgeon over democracy (Image: BBC)
“Circumstances have changed and a vast majority of people in Scotland for remaining in the EU.
“I do believe in a situation where circumstances have changed so dramatically then in any democracy people have the