The Scottish first minister claimed the SNP’s 2014 referendum defeat was a “very positive experience” and will be used as a springboard for a future vote.
A majority of Scots voted to remain part of Brussels’ European project in the historic EU referendum, and Ms Sturgeon has said they should get the chance to decide their future when Britain’s destination outside the bloc becomes clear.
She won the backing of lawmakers in Holyrood, but was told by Theresa May the UK will be negotiating as one nation, denying to offer the SNP any timetable for their independence referendum.
During a speech at the Political Studies Association’s annual conference in Glasgow, Ms Sturgeon said: “We want to ensure that the next referendum on independence gives people the information they need to come to a considered judgement.”
Nicola Sturgeon slammed Brexit campaigners as not providing the full details for independence
We want to ensure that the next referendum on independence gives people the information they need
She had previously claimed people had opted to vote for Britain to quit the EU based on a lack of detail.
The First Minister demanded the only way to make up for “democratic deficit” left by the lack of proposals on how Brexit will be undertaken is to continue her pursuit for independence.
She added: “A key difference was that in 2014, the Scottish government set out a detailed proposal for how Scotland would become independent.
“In 2016, on the other hand, people were asked to vote for change, without being told what that change involved.”
However, her independence dreams were dealt a blow after Ukip MEP David Coburn insisted Scotland wouldn’t qualify for the euro' and therefore not accepted into the EU.
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He told Express.co.uk: “I cannot see why you would want to be part of the European Union as a small nation of Scotland.
“If we were – it won’t happen, it’s not possible – but if we tried to go into the EU we would have to accept the euro, which is a collapsing currency.
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British Prime Minister Theresa May met Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Glasgow, following the announcement that Scotland is to hold a second Independence Referendum
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British Prime Minister Theresa May meets Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon in Glasgow, following the announcement that Scotland is to hold a second Independence Referendum
“And how would we qualify for it? We don’t even have a central bank. We have a £15billion debt created by the SNP – how do we go into a currency with that?
“We wouldn’t be forced to have austerity max, in the EU, and look what happened to Greece when they had austerity.
“The Greeks suffered horribly, and at the end of the day their economy was in a very bad shape, it destroyed civil society in many ways, do we want that in Scotland?”