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

Scotland announces free tuition for EU students starting after Brexit date.

EUROPEAN students who travel to Scotland to study can still benefit from free tuition after the UK’s formal Brexit date. The Scottish Government has announced that students from other European Union (EU) countries who start their course in the academic year 2019-20 will not be 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

Anas Sarwar will take on Jeremy Corbyn over single market

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Paris Gourtsoyannis Anas Sarwar has pledged to lobby Jeremy Corbyn to keep the UK in the European single market and customs union after Brexit if he is elected leader of Scottish Labour. Seeking to put pressure on leadership rival 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

Corbyn’s lacklustre Brexit campaign comes under attack

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by The Herald. Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has backed a public vote on the final Brexit deal. The MSP said people should be given a final say if the terms of leaving the European Union do not include single Continue Reading

Michael Russell, Scotland’s Brexit Minister is not convinced Brexit will happen

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Scotland’s Brexit Minister has told a Holyrood committee he is “not 100% convinced” the UK will leave the EU. Michael Russell said while Brexit was “still the trajectory”, the result of the General Election – which saw the Conservative government lose Continue Reading

Chance of smooth Brexit fades after British election chaos

In October, EU summit chair Donald Tusk said: “The only real alternative to a ‘hard Brexit’ is ‘no Brexit’.” Theresa May’s insistence on starting Brexit negotiations next Monday is questioned by Britons who think the prime minister’s calamitous election setback means she should now seek Continue Reading