Scottish independence: MSPs back Section 30 legal order

From Democracy Live: Bruce Crawford leads the debate on the Section 30 Order

The legal power giving Holyrood responsibility to stage the independence referendum has been endorsed by MSPs.

The Scottish Parliament voted in favour of a technical measure, known as a "Section 30 order".

It will grant Holyrood temporary powers to hold a referendum that is legally binding and beyond challenge.

The Scottish government is planning to stage the independence referendum in Autumn 2014.

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