SNP stands alone as Theresa May puts final offer on Brexit on the table

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Michael Settle and Alistair Grant. May’s take it or leave it ultimatum to SNP on Brexit deal THERESA MAY will give no further ground to Nicola Sturgeon on her flagship Brexit bill as the Scottish Government now stands alone Continue Reading

SNP accuse Theresa May of attempting to “bounce” Nicola Sturgeon into agreeing to freeze Brexit powers

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Michael Settle. THERESA May has been accused by the Scottish Government of using a leaked letter to “bounce” it into agreeing to freeze certain Brexit powers it feels should go straight to Holyrood. The row erupted after another inconclusive Continue Reading

Devolved administrations are being kept in the dark over Brexit negotiations

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Roxanne Sorooshian. FIRST Minister Nicola Sturgeon has accused the UK Government of keeping devolved administrations “substantially in the dark” over Brexit negotiations with the EU. The SNP leader made the comments ahead of the first day of the 29th Continue Reading

Sturgeon demands release of UK Government’s secret Brexit report which is said to show the catastrophic damage to Scotland

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Andrew Learmonth. From The National. NICOLA Sturgeon has criticised the UK Government’s refusal to publish its breakdown of Brexit’s impact on Scotland. The First Minister spoke out after UK Brexit Secretary David Davis had told MPs that the Government Continue Reading

Sturgeon vows Scotland will pay to let EU citizens stay after Brexit

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Andrew Whitaker. NICOLA Sturgeon has vowed to pay to keep EU citizens in Scotland after Brexit. The First Minister says that if they are forced to pay a fee to remain her government will cover the cost. Writing in Continue Reading

Scotland’s second independence referendum delayed until after Brexit

Posted by Geoff Bishop Nicola Sturgeon has put on hold her plan for a second independence referendum. This will last at least a year after Brexit following the SNP’s sweeping general election losses. The First Minister, who in March warned a delay would leave it Continue Reading

Scotland could block Brexit Great Repeal Bill

Posted by Geoff Bishop Scottish MSPs could have the power to block the Brexit Great Repeal Bill, Theresa May admitted today. The Prime Minister revealed Holyrood may have to pass a “legislative consent motion” in order for the bill, which would see Brussels legislation transfer Continue Reading

Tories admit Brexit talks will leave British politics crippled for next two years

Posted by Geoff Bishop Senior Tories have admitted that Brexit will continue to cripple British politics for another two years. Cabinet minister Andrea Leadsom has revealed some MPs will spend the next 24 months at Westminster working on Britain quitting the EU. The time will Continue Reading

David Davis to resolve status of EU citizens in UK to start Brexit talks

Post by Geoff Bishop. David Davis will reportedly begin Brexit negotiations next week by guaranteeing the rights of EU nationals who arrived in the UK before 29 March 2017. Davis expects in return the EU to drop its demand for the European Court of Justice Continue Reading

Nicola Sturgeon ups pressure over Brexit negotiations

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Nicola Sturgeon has today warned the Prime Minister that the Scottish Government and other UK devolved administrations could derail the final Brexit deal as she stepped up calls to be involved in negotiations. The First Minister has written to Theresa May Continue Reading