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British PM Cameron to meet Scottish pro-independence leader Nicola Sturgeon for talks

  • Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks during a meeting with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, right, at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, May 15, 2015. In their first talks since Britain's national election, Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's first minister, who as the leader of the Scottish National Party engineered a stunning victory in last week's vote. Cameron, who arrived in Edinburgh on Friday, is expected to talk with Sturgeon about transferring greater governing powers from London to Scotland. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -      NO ARCHIVES

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, talks during a meeting with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, right, at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, May 15, 2015. In their first talks since Britain's national election, Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's first minister, who as the leader of the Scottish National Party engineered a stunning victory in last week's vote. Cameron, who arrived in Edinburgh on Friday, is expected to talk with Sturgeon about transferring greater governing powers from London to Scotland. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES  (The Associated Press)

  • Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, smiles during a meeting with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, right, at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, May 15, 2015. In their first talks since Britain's national election, Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's first minister, who as the leader of the Scottish National Party engineered a stunning victory in last week's vote. Cameron, who arrived in Edinburgh on Friday, is expected to talk with Sturgeon about transferring greater governing powers from London to Scotland. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP)      UNITED KINGDOM OUT      -    NO SALES     -      NO ARCHIVES

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron, left, smiles during a meeting with Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, right, at Bute House in Edinburgh, Scotland, Friday, May 15, 2015. In their first talks since Britain's national election, Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's first minister, who as the leader of the Scottish National Party engineered a stunning victory in last week's vote. Cameron, who arrived in Edinburgh on Friday, is expected to talk with Sturgeon about transferring greater governing powers from London to Scotland. (Jane Barlow/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT - NO SALES - NO ARCHIVES  (The Associated Press)

Prime Minister David Cameron is meeting Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland's first minister and leader of the Scottish National Party, for their first talks since Britain's election.

The two leaders are expected to discuss the transfer of greater governing powers from London to Scotland when they meet later Friday in Scotland.

The pro-independence SNP rocked Britain's political landscape last week when it swept almost all of Scotland's seats in Parliament — 56 of 59 — in the general election.

Sturgeon says those results showed that Scots are keen to see substantially increased powers for the Scottish parliament, including the right to decide the territory's own minimum wage and its business taxes.

Cameron declared immediately after the Conservatives' election victory that he was committed to devolving powers to Scotland as soon as possible.