Proposals due to be published on Thursday by the UK Government will see powers in at least 70 policy areas previously controlled by the EU flow instead to Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast
Westminster on collision course with Edinburgh and Cardiff over plans for repatriation of powers after Brexit 16/07/2020
Proposals denounced as 'power grab' by Scottish National Party.
Failure to establish key scrutiny committee is also criticised as ‘unprecedented underhand behaviour’.
EU will not accept 'pig in a poke' Brexit deal from Boris Johnson, Council president warns 16/06/2020
Ian Blackford and Sir Ed Davey say extension will allow governments focus on Covid-19
The EU's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier, has been told there is "significant opposition" to the United Kingdom Government's refusal to consider extending the timetable for talks.
The UK faces the “chilling prospect” of a no deal Brexit and a double blow to the economy because of the Government’s refusal to extend the transition period, Ian Blackford has warned.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford has urged other opposition parties to back a two-year extension to the Brexit transition period due to the coronavirus emergency.
SNP WESTMINSTER leader Ian Blackford has urged other opposition parties to back a two-year extension to the Brexit transition period due to the coronavirus emergency.
SNP calls for opposition parties to back two-year Brexit transition extension due to coronavirus crisis 05/05/2020
United opposition would ‘send a powerful message to our European friends,’ says MP Ian Blackford — as ministers insist there’s no reason to change timetable.
The political reality is that the United Kingdom is on a shoogly peg - and Brexit may be catalyst which breaks up the country.
The Scottish National Party is making a last-ditch bid to block the bill taking the UK out of the European Union from becoming law, on the final day of its passage through parliament.
‘An independent Scotland becomes a bridge between Europe and the UK ‘, says SNP’s leader in Westminster Ian Blackford [3 mins] 15/12/2019
The Scottish National Party’s leader Nicola Sturgeon has accused the Conservatives of “raging against reality” by opposing another Scottish independence vote – insisting Scotland “cannot be imprisoned in the Union against its will”.
'Absolutely' no prospect of second referendum on Scottish independence, says Michael Gove 15/12/2019
Nicola Sturgeon accuses Conservatives trying to block independence vote of 'raging against reality'.
Boris Johnson was responding to SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford's call to respect the convention that UK legislation which affects Scotland should have Holyrood's consent.
PM's Brexit plan will never have consent of Scotland, says Ian Blackford – video [2 mins] 03/10/2019
The SNP leader in the House of Commons tells Boris Johnson his plans are unworkable, unacceptable and undeliverable. He says that if the Northern Ireland assembly can have a veto on the Brexit plans, Scotland should get one too.
'No Labour MP could support such a reckless deal': Opposition parties unite against Boris Johnson's Brexit plan 03/10/2019
Jeremy Corbyn insisted there is nothing new in the plans sent to Brussels this week.
SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford was accused of 'defeatism and pessimism' by the new PM.
The SNP’s Westminister leader Ian Blackford refused to back down after calling Boris Johnson “racist”, which caused uproar during Prime Minister’s Questions on Wednesday.
Opposition day debate picked for motion backed by SNP, Lib Dems, Greens and a Tory MP.
Labour seeks to block no deal 11/06/2019
Labour has tabled a cross-party motion to try to stop a future prime minister pushing through a no-deal Brexit against the wishes of MPs.
The SNP’s leader at Westminster said the Government will cut EU student visas to three years and that this would have a negative effect on people studying in Scotland as Scottish university courses often run for four years.