Conservative MP slates 'BIZARRE' SNP demand for independence referendum BEFORE Brexit

TORY MP Kwasi Kwarteng targeted the ‘odd’ proposed timeline for the second Scottish independence referendum as he let rip at the SNP.

The Tory insisted that having the Scottish independence referendum during the Brexit negotiations would make matters confusing. 

Nicola Sturgeon had suggested that Scotland will make its own decision about its future as she planned to hold a referendum between Autumn 2018 and Spring 2019.

Mr Kwarteng criticised the proposed timing of the independence referendum as he insisted that Theresa May will have the final say. 

Speaking on Newsnight, he said: “It has got to be a parliamentary vote in Westminster that actually gives authority and legitimacy to that and the people who control the parliamentary timetable is the government. 

“I think the government will have an important say, probably an overriding say in deciding what time the referendum will take place.”

The Tory insisted that if Scotland are to have another independence referendum, it should wait until after Brexit. 

He added: “From my point of view it seems odd that they should have a vote before Brexit has actually been completed. 

“It just completely complicates and confuses the issue....

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