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New Scots Tory MP admits she didn’t vote in EU referendum

One of 12 new Scottish Conservative MPs returned at June’s snap general election has admitted she did not vote in the 2016 EU referendum, despite predicting a Remain victory.

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Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (L) and Britain's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave after a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in central London, on September 21, 2017.  British ministers put on a show of unity as they met on the eve of Prime Minister Theresa May's major speech on Brexit, which has been overshadowed by cabinet divisions. / AFP PHOTO / Chris J RatcliffeCHRIS J RATCLIFFE/AFP/Getty Images

Tories split over Brexit as EU warns of ‘major uncertainty’

Theresa May will today propose a transitional deal with the EU of up to two years and make an “open and generous” offer on the divorce bill, potentially worth €20 billion (£17.6bn) over the two years.

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Scottish and Welsh governments publish Brexit bill amendments

Nicola Sturgeon and Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones have published a series of demands they are seeking from the UK Government in order to avoid a constitutional crisis over EU withdrawal.

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Liberal Democrats leader Sir Vince Cable is congratulated by Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie after making his keynote speech at his party's annual conference at the Bournemouth International Centre. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday September 19, 2017. See PA story POLITICS LibDems. Photo credit should read: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Lib Dem leader Vince Cable hits ‘oligarchs’ to move past Brexit

The Liberal Democrats will not be a single-issue anti-Brexit party, Sir Vince Cable has said in a conference speech promising to tackle inequality with bold new policies including property taxes on second homes and foreign buyers.

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Harry Potter author JK Rowling. Picture: PA

JK Rowling compares Brexit ‘media bias’ claims to Yes campaign

JK Rowling has taken to Twitter to blast a prominent Leave politician who complained of biased Brexit coverage, comparing them to Yes campaigners.

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Willie Rennie address delegates at the Lib Dems conference in Bournmouth. Picture: JP

Lib Dems seek SNP support for second EU referendum ‘on facts’

The Liberal Democrats have called on the SNP to join their campaign for a referendum on the UK’s Brexit deal, the party’s Scottish leader has said.

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Theresa May slaps down Boris Johnson over Brexit ‘vision’

Theresa May and Boris Johnson are set for a showdown in New York in the next 24 hours following the Foreign Secretary’s challenge to her authority over the government’s approach to Brexit.

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David Mundell MP. Picture: Contributed

SNP must ‘decouple’ Brexit from indyref2, says David Mundell

The question of independence needs to be “decoupled” from Brexit, the Scottish Secretary has said.

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Scottish Brexit minister Mike Russell. Picture: TSPL

Brexit: SNP hint at support for second EU referendum

The SNP could back a second referendum on whether or not the UK remains in the European Union, a senior Scottish cabinet minister has suggested.

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Support for remaining in the EU has grown since January. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Poll: Scots’ support for remaining in EU up since January

A new poll has suggested that support among Scots for staying in the European Union has increased slightly.

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Home Secretary Amber Rudd has blasted Boris Johnson. Picture: PA

Brexit: Amber Rudd brands Boris Johnson ‘backseat driver’

Amber Rudd has called Boris Johnson a “backseat driver” over his outspoken intervention on Brexit policy, saying she doesn’t want him setting the UK’s course out of the EU.

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Jean-Claude Juncker: Britain will soon regret leaving the EU

Britain will soon regret voting for Brexit but the European Union will move on, the European Commission president has insisted.

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Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

UK facing calls for ‘more clarity, less ambiquity’ on Brexit

France’s economy minister has called for “more clarity and less ambiguity” from the UK Government on its plans for Brexit.

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Holyrood ‘stands to lose 111 powers’ if Repeal Bill passed

Scotland’s Brexit Secretary has claimed Holyrood stands to lose more than 100 parliamentary powers if the repeal bill is passed.

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Brexit: Repeal Bill passes Commons as Labour shows division

Labour’s divisions on Europe were left exposed after a mini-rebellion in a series of votes on the Government’s flagship Brexit Bill.

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MSPs to raise major fears in Brussels talks with Michel Barnier

MSPs will raise concerns with the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator about the impact on Scotland’s economy and jobs during keynote talks in Brussels today.

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Repeal Bill: Labour and SNP join forces against ‘power grab’

Labour and the SNP will join forces to oppose legislation to enact Brexit over fears it will “drive a coach and horses through the devolution settlement”.

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Scottish Brexit Secretary Mike Russell delivers speech to Holyrood. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Brexit: Westminster acting as if devolution ‘never happened’

The UK Government is acting as if devolution “never happened” with its handing of Britian’s exit from the European Union, Scotland’s Brexit Minister Michael Russell has told MSPs.

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Theresa May will be on the front bench for the Brexit bill debate. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

UK government’s Brexit bill under attack on all fronts

The UK Government is facing an attack on its Brexit legislation from multiple fronts over fears it will “drive a coach and horses” through the devolution settlement.

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