Give Scotland more power after Brexit or ‘risk the future of the UK’
Brexit risks dissolving the “glue” that binds the economies of the United Kingdom, a House of Lords committee has warned in a report calling for devolved administrations to get a much bigger say on negotiations with the EU.
Business leaders ‘fed up’ with independence ‘distraction’
Business leaders are “fed up” with Nicola Sturgeon’s quest for independence and want her to focus instead on administering the country rather than constitutional change, says the boss of a leading Scottish brand.
Robert Kilgour: Nicola Sturgeon has created an indyref Catch-22
Last week’s warning from the Fraser of Allander Institute that Scotland faces a “lost decade” of low growth and the possibility of slipping into recession this summer sends yet another signal that Scotland is trapped in a Catch-22 situation of the First Minister’s making.
SNP want Brexit seat in return for ‘not disrupting UK plans’
The SNP has indicated it will demand a seat at the Brexit negotiations in Brussels in return for ensuring the Scottish Parliament does not disrupt Theresa May’s plans to withdraw Britain from the European Union.