Scotland’s leader says her nationalist party will support a new referendum on Britain’s divorce from the European Union if Parliament gets a vote on it.

Dogs and their owners gather at Waterloo Place ahead of a march to Parliament Square in a ‘Wooferendum’ to demand a People’s Vote on Brexit, in London, Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish National Party “wouldn’t stand in the way of a second referendum.” She told the BBC the party’s lawmakers in London “would undoubtedly vote for that proposition.”

Dogs and their owners gather at Waterloo Place ahead of a march to Parliament Square in a ‘Wooferendum’ to demand a People’s Vote on Brexit, in London, Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Britain as a whole voted in 2016 to leave the EU but Scottish voters backed staying in the bloc

Dogs and their owners gather at Waterloo Place ahead of a march to Parliament Square in a ‘Wooferendum’ to demand a People’s Vote on Brexit, in London, Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

With the Conservative British government divided over future economic ties with the EU and Britain’s departure looming on March 29, calls are growing for a new referendum on whether to accept a divorce deal or remain in the bloc.

Dogs and their owners gather at Waterloo Place ahead of a march to Parliament Square in a ‘Wooferendum’ to demand a People’s Vote on Brexit, in London, Sunday Oct. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Pro-EU demonstrators — and their dogs — marched Sunday in London in a “wooferendum” protest demanding a new Brexit vote.

Source: The Associated Press

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