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TWO-THIRDS of Scots want Brexit to be delayed, according to a new poll. With coronavirus engulfing the political machinery of the UK and the EU, Boris Johnson is coming under increasing pressure to extend the transition period beyond December this year.
THE CLAIM: "Any country joining the European Union must have a fiscal deficit at 3% or below. With the Scottish deficit at almost 8% the SNP must outline how Scotland could join the European Union as an independent country."
'Just to be clear, exit summary declarations will be required in terms of NI to GB'
A legal challenge to try to prevent Boris Johnson shutting down parliament to force through a no-deal Brexit is to get under way later.
A cross-party group of MPs and peers is taking action to stop parliament from being suspended.
Cross-party group of parliamentarians want Scottish court to rule before MPs return to Westminster in September.