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

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 insists that EU repeal bill needs ‘significant changes’

Posted by Geoff Bishop. By Press Association. The Scottish Parliament is likely to vote against the EU repeal bill unless there are ” serious and significant changes” to the proposed legislation, Scotland’s Brexit Minister has said. Michael Russell called on the UK Government to recognise Continue Reading

Scotland repeats threat to derail the Brexit repeal Bill

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Adam Payne. First Secretary of State Damian Green to meet with Scottish ministers on Wednesday to discuss Brexit. Ministers will repeat Nicola Sturgeon’s warning that Scotland will not give consent to the historic Brexit repeal Bill unless Theresa May Continue Reading

Legal Protection concerns for Scottish Produce Post Brexit

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Written by Lindsay Razaq. No guarantees on legal protection for famous Scottish Produce. Food and farming minister George Eustice has acknowledged there are no guarantees over the future of valuable legal protection for famous Scottish produce such as Orkney cheddar and Continue Reading

Scottish Government threatens to derail crucial Brexit Bill

Posted by Geoff Bishop. Government sources said the legislation, which was included in Wednesday’s Queen’s Speech, is likely to require a Legislative Consent Motion (LCM) from the Scottish Parliament and the other devolved administrations to proceed. The Scottish Government has confirmed that it will refuse 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