Showing: ◈ news×◈ devolution×
Scotland is threatened by post-Brexit divergence in procurement rules across UK - Wendy Nicolson 27/03/2023
ACTIVISTS in Edinburgh have kicked off the third anniversary Brexit events with action outside the UK Government Hub.
ANAS Sarwar has admitted that Brexit has been a "disaster" for the UK economy - but said he won't back another referendum on rejoining the EU.
Conservative MS raises concerns over delays with post-Brexit replacement grant for EU funding 18/01/2023
A Welsh Conservative has told the Senedd that the new UK subsidy control regime is taking so long to navigate that it’s having a detrimental impact on a business in his constituency.
SNP ministers have clashed with their counterparts in London in a row over Levelling Up and a £300 million shortfall. / Richard Lochhead said the post-Brexit Shared Prosperity Fund (SPF) would deliver just £212m to projects north of the border over the next three years.
Aberdeenshire East MSP Gillian Martin has urged UK Government to involve Scottish agriculture and Scottish Government on trade decisions affecting the sector.
ANGUS Robertson has urged the UK Government to push back their "bonfire" of Brexit laws until 2029.
Brexit: who is really “taking back control”? 11/11/2022
Under the government's Brexit plans, thousands of laws and regulations are to be scrapped or rewritten by ministers with no proper scrutiny.
Mark Drakeford says during Dublin visit that his country has not found itself to be better off after leaving the EU.
A Holyrood committee is to carry out an inquiry into how Brexit has impacted on devolution.
THE SON of the late Rev Ian Paisley has said talk of a united Ireland is not as easily dismissed as it once was and that Brexit bears much of the responsibility for transforming attitudes.
AN SNP minister has accused the UK Government of attempting to “row back 47 years of protections” after publishing plans to amend, repeal or replace all EU legislation.
The Retained EU Law (Revocation and Reform) Bill to scrap European laws was introduced by the UK Government on Thursday.
The survey, fieldwork for which was conducted last year, found 52% of people said Scotland should be governed as an independent country.
An ex-UK Government Tory minister has admitted the Welsh were deliberately misled about how replacement money for former EU funds would be spent in Wales. Wales used to receive a huge amount of money from the EU before Brexit.
MEETINGS of key bodies set up to “smooth” the relationship between the EU and UK after Brexit are taking place “rarely”, a new research report has warned.
The Brexit predictions that came true, those that didn’t—and what we didn’t see coming - BMJ 03/08/2022
Six years after the referendum we can disentangle the evidence and judge the effects on health and care, says Richard Vize.
Ministers criticised for failing to fight for ‘ambitious’ commitments to cut CO2 emissions.
A new government scheme was meant to replace EU structural funds lost after Britain left. But critics say it delivers less money and will do little to bolster the Tories’ levelling up agenda.
Welsh Government says EU replacement fund will leave Wales 'with less say, over less money'. 13/04/2022
The Welsh Government says the Shared Prosperity Fund is a broken promise because it means Wales will get hundreds of millions of pounds less than it received from the EU.
A poll of 1,000 people carried out by Beaufort Research found that most wanted the Welsh Government to have full or shared responsibility for dispensing the replacement for EU funds.
MSPs have refused to give legislative consent to the UK Government’s post-Brexit subsidy bill which would cause “further erosion of the devolution settlement”.
Devolution: Majority of Wales are against cutting Welsh Government powers for Brexit reasons 22/02/2022
A majority of people who voted to leave the European Union are also against reducing the powers of the Welsh Parliament, according to a survey by Cardiff University experts.
Majority of Leave voters don’t think Brexit should be used to remove Wales’ devolved powers 22/02/2022
A majority of Leave voters in Wales believe that Brexit should not be used to remove powers from the Senedd, according to findings from researchers at Cardiff University’s Wales Governance Centre.
A MAJORITY of leave voters in Wales wouldn’t back removing powers from the Senedd in the name of making the most of Brexit.