Indyref2 debate suspended at Scottish Parliament

The Scottish Parliament will not continue the independence referendum debate today.

Thursday, 23rd March 2017, 9:10 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:22 am
Police presence in the main chamber at the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh.

In the wake of yesterday’s terror attack at Westminster, Holyrood will suspend the debate on whether to call for a second referendum on Scottish independence.

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Presiding Officer Ken Macintosh said the incident in London was affecting the contributions of MSPs, and that the debate would resume at another time.

More to follow.