E-petition relating to consent for a referendum on Scottish independence

Chris Evans, member of the Petitions Committee, will open the debate. Iain Stewart, Minister for Scotland, will respond for the Government. Read the petition: https://petition.parliament.uk/petitions/570779 Find petitions you agree with, and sign them: https://petition.parliament.uk/ **What are petitions debates?** Petitions debates are ‘general’ debates which allow MPs from all parties to discuss the important issues raised by one or more petitions, and put their concerns to Government Ministers. Stay up-to-date Follow the Committee on Twitter for real-time updates on its work: https://www.twitter.com/hocpetitions Thumbnail image ©UK Parliament / Jessica Taylor