Leaving the European Union will sap Scotland’s economy by between 1.7 and 11.2 billion pounds ($14.76 billion) by 2030, depending on which new trade relationship Britain chooses, the Scottish government said on Tuesday.
Presenting the figures, Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said she was seeking “in good faith” to negotiate the Scottish chapter of the terms under which Britain leaves the EU, but would keep Scottish independence from the UK as an option.
“The old argument that the UK somehow delivers financial security for Scotland no longer holds water,” she told a news conference.
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