The Economist asks
Before 1 July 2017, will Scotland set a date for another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom?
In the United Kingdom's June 2016 referendum on European Union (EU) membership, a majority of voters in Scotland backed the losing side. The United Kingdom's planned exit from the EU has caused some Scottish leaders to call for another vote on independence, less than two years after nearly 56 percent of voters cast ballots against it (Reuters, The Telegraph, Scotland's Referendum). Recommended Questions Before 1 July 2017, will any other European Union (EU) member state set a date for a referendum on leaving the EU? When will the United Kingdom invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty? What will the end-of-day closing value for the British pound against the US dollar be on 30 December 2016?
Scotland has not set a date for another referendum on independence from the United Kingdom. This question closed as "b) no" with and end date of 30 June 2017. See our FAQ to learn about how we resolve questions and how scores are calculated.
The question does not require the referendum to be legally binding, only that a date for a referendum be set.