The Supreme Court has set the 11/12 October as the dates arguments will begin on whether the Scottish Parliament can legally legislate for a second independence referendum without the approval of the UK gov't in Westminster. Law officers (Attorney General Suella Braverman, Solicitor General Alex Chalk, and Advocate General for Scotland Lord Stewart of Dirleton) argue case should be dismissed before arguments take place.
- BBC: "Judges have said they want to hear the full arguments from both sides before coming to a decision.The two parties have until August 9 to make written submissions."
- The latest poll on independence conducted by Panelbase 29 Jun-1 Jul showed 'Yes' to independence ahead by 48% to 47%. This was the first lead for 'Yes' since early February.