SNP conference 2015: Nicola Sturgeon says Brexit could lead to another independence referendum

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Sturgeon spoke at the SNP conference in Aberdeen today. (Source: Getty)

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon doubled down today on her warning to Prime Minister David Cameron that Britain leaving the European Union could spark another Scottish independence referendum.

Speaking at the SNP conference in Aberdeen, Sturgeon said taking Scotland out of the EU will result in a surge of demand for yet another in/out vote.

"If you try to take Scotland out of the EU against our democratic wishes, you will be breaching the terms of last year’s vote," Sturgeon said

"In those circumstances, you may well find that the demand for a second independence referendum is unstoppable."

Sturgeon said, however, that the nationalists would not propose another referendum without "strong evidence" that many people who voted "No" in the September 2014 referendum have changed their minds.

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