There must be no veto on our right to de­cide our own fu­ture

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owned wa­ter, be­fore adding: “I could go on.”

The SNP leader said her MPs would be will­ing to join in a “progressiv­e al­liance” with oth­ers to “lock the Tories out of Down­ing Street”.

How­ever, she laid down pre­con­di­tions for co-op­er­a­tion.

Top of the list was a sec­ond ref­er­en­dum on Scot­tish in­de­pen­dence.

Stur­geon said: “There must be no veto on the right of the peo­ple of Scot­land to de­cide their own fu­ture. Our mes­sage is if you can­not sup­port the most fun­da­men­tal of demo­cratic prin­ci­ples then the SNP can­not and will not sup­port you.”

She also said that Tri­dent was on the ta­ble, de­scrib­ing its re­moval as a “key el­e­ment” of se­cur­ing the party’s sup­port.

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