The SNP will argue that winning that election would be a mandate for another independence referendum.
The UK government has repeatedly made it known that consent for a referendum has not been granted.
Opinion polls have shown in subsequent months that a majority of public opinion in Scotland now supports independence, though in a 2014 referendum on the issue the country voted to remain part of the UK.
"And I think the people of Scotland would refute that as well if you look at the current polling figures".More news: Record-Breaking 101 Coronavirus Deaths Reported In MN
Boris Johnson, however, has said that while he in power he will not allow another referendum.
YesCymru has warned that Wales will have to make its own decision on whether to stay in the union or not after the Scottish First Minister said that the UK Government's couldn't stop the break up of the union.
Speaking at her party's annual political conference, the head of Scotland's devolved government and the leader of the pro-independence SNP will tell supporters that the prospect of a break between Scotland and the rest of the United Kingdom has never been closer.
Speaking at First Ministers questions today Nicola Sturgeon said: "With the exception of East Lothian which moved from Level 3 to Level 2 this morning, I can confirm that the Scottish Government is not proposing and changes today to any levels which apply to each local authority area".More news: China imposes anti-dumping measures on Australian wine
The pro-independence Scottish National Party (SNP) leader said she anticipated a vote would take place "in the earlier part" of the next Scottish parliament, which begins next year.
Ms Sturgeon, who is also the leader of the SNP, made the comments in an interview with the BBC ahead of the party's virtual conference that starts on Saturday.
Scottish Labour's Anas Sarwar said it was "insulting" to focus on Scottish independence "in the midst of a global pandemic", adding that the speech proved that Ms Sturgeon "only has one priority - dividing the people of Scotland". "Let's now focus all our efforts on making sure we bring about that better country they and future generations deserve", Sturgeon will say on Saturday.More news: Hamilton: Salary cap shouldn't hinder young F1 drivers