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RELEASE: Tories Panned for Splashing £160k on Brexit Bureaucrat

ONLY INDEPENDENCE CAN PROTECT SCOTLAND FROM LASTING BREXIT DAMAGE The SNP has panned the Tory government for wasting £160,000 of taxpayers’ money on recruiting a so-called ‘Brexit Opportunities Director’. Drew Hendry MP said the public would be astonished that the Tories are throwing away even more taxpayers’ money on Brexit, having already cost the UK …

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STRATHY ARTICLE: Brexit Has Potential to Destroy Businesses and Communities

It was fun while it lasted, wasn’t it – watching Scotland at the finals of football’s European championship? There was unity and hope as we willed on the young Scotland squad to victory – a rollercoaster of emotions played out in homes in every village, town and city across the country. With flags and bunting …

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RELEASE: Tories Trade Bill Designed to Dodge Scrutiny

SNP WARNS NHS ON THE TABLE IN FUTURE TRADE DEALS The SNP has criticised the Tory government for shutting down Parliamentary scrutiny and railroading ahead with its damaging post-Brexit Trade Bill. It comes after the UK government voted down measures which sought to give Parliament a role in future trade talks and to take the …

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RELEASE: “Unforgivable” – Exports Drop 68% after Tory Brexit

MAJORITY OF SCOTS THINK TORY BREXIT “GOING BADLY”. The SNP has said the damage to UK trade from Boris Johnson’s Brexit deal is “completely unforgivable” – as exports from British ports to the EU fell by 68% in the first month. According to reports in today’s Observer, the Road Haulage Association (RHA) has warned Michael …

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RELEASE: Gove admits post Brexit chaos “not just teething problems”

Commenting on Michael Gove’s admission that post Brexit trade issues are not just “teething problems” but “significant issues” that could risk livelihoods, the SNP’s newly appointed International Trade spokesperson, Drew Hendry MP, said: “After a month of the Tory government insisting that the huge issues exporters and hauliers have faced at the border are just …

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UK Government needs to replace funding for Highland communities

Scotland’s Finance Secretary, finally, received a response from the UK Government regarding replacement funding, lost due to the UK’s exit from the EU. Tory Minister, Steve Barclay stated that, from now, the UK Government will decide on projects and funding. Confirming that Tories, in London, will bypass the Scottish Government and Scotland’s policy priorities. Since …

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Internal market Bill breaks international law

UK Government aims to break international law and devolution When the UK Government’s Internal Market Bill was launched, an establishment newspaper in Scotland called it a day of national shame and infamy. It was right. With malice aforethought, the UK Government are breaking international law. In a “specific and limited way” is how the Prime …

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