Nearly 60 per cent would vote for independence after Brexit

SCOTS will vote for independence if Britain leaves the EU.

Backing for independence would be as high as 54 per cent, according to an Ipsos Mori poll for STV.

The survey showed that voters in Scotland are overwhelmingly behind staying in Europe, with 62 per cent saying they want to remain and just 26 per cent saying they would leave.

Last week a UK wide poll for the Times pointed towards Britain severing ties with the EU with 45 per cent saying they’d vote to leave and 36 per cent voting to stay. Although yesterday’s STV poll said 55 per cent of Britons will vote to stay.