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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
Senior figures in Scotland and Wales warn Brexit is bringing a ‘statutory fist crashing down’.
SCOTLAND and Wales are to boycott a ministerial video conference with the UK after a Brexit extension was refused before a letter from the Scottish Government had even reached No 10.
Constitutional relations secretary Michael Russell warned of a 'catastrophic' recession due to Covid-19.
British chief negotiator David Frost and European counterpart Michel Barnier talked via video link today while Anti-Brexit campaigners stepped up calls for the December deadline to be delayed.
THE UK Government has rejected calls from the SNP's Michael Russell to extend the Brexit transition period during the coronavirus crisis.
The economy cannot afford the 'double hit' of Covid-19's impact and a no-deal Brexit, Michael Russell warned. / The Scottish Government has urged the Prime Minister to extend the Brexit transition period by the maximum two years amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Scottish government has called on Boris Johnson to extend the Brexit transition period by two years, as stalled trade talks restart.
"THIS was the week when the EU stubbornly refused to collapse, yet again. Two much-publicised EU crises did not turn out as the hardline Brexiteers fervently hoped."
BREXIT secretary Michael Russell says failing to halt the exit from the EU during the coronavirus pandemic will leave the UK facing an “economic Stone Age” while the rest of Europe recovers.
Mike Russell wrote to Michael Gove, the Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster, requesting a halt to the withdrawal process during the coronavirus pandemic.
A “sea-change in attitude” is needed from the UK Government if Scotland is to be given a meaningful role in future Brexit negotiations with the EU, a minister has said.
MSPs could force the Parliament officials to let the EU flag fly at Holyrood after Brexit.
The EU withdrawal bill contains a power grab of critical devolved areas such as fishing and farming – and even aspects of our independent justice system