Brexit bill powers curbed by MSPs at Holyrood

In a series of meetings held by the Finance Committee at the Scottish Parliament, MSPs have been debating amendments to the Westminster EU Withdrawal Bill amongst dispute over devolved powers in a post-Brexit political landscape. There is potential … [Read more...]

Poor Brexit negotiations could cause the British public their money and their holiday

UK is set to leave the European Union on the 29th of March next year. As the monumental date draws closer, British holiday-makers, who have booked airtravel in and out the EU after this date, are being urged to contact their travel agents and flight … [Read more...]

Comment: The Tories are supporting the DUP’s agenda not Northern Ireland’s Peace Process

The DUP have received a £410 million allocation for Northern Ireland Assembly budget from the Conservative Party, despite Stormont not sat since snap local elections in March 2017. Stormont’s debates chambers have been silent for over 12 months, … [Read more...]

Leaked Brexit documents could affect UK’s access to single market

A leaked document regarding the UK's exit from the European Union suggests access to the single market may be restricted. The obtained leak - in a draft section of the UK and EU's withdrawal agreement - states that during the post-Brexit phase the … [Read more...]

DUP leader blasts Irish PM over Brexit

The Irish prime minister is being "reckless" as Brexit talks enter a "critical phase", says Arlene Foster. Speaking after meeting Theresa May at Downing Street today, the Democratic Unionist Party leader said Leo Varadkar "should know better" than … [Read more...]

Britain to offer more money in bid to further Brexit talks

In an effort to accelerate talks over a new trade deal with the EU, the UK cabinet has agreed that Britain will offer more money to the EU as Brexit talks continue. It is believed that such an offer could be as high as £40 billion pounds - double … [Read more...]

Nicola Sturgeon to meet Theresa May in Downing Street

Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon is to meet with Prime Minister Theresa May in Number 10 on Tuesday. This is the first face to face meeting the two leaders have had since March of this year.   The Prime Minister indicated earlier in … [Read more...]

Labour’s Brexit amendment set to divide party

The on-going Brexit saga is set to take another turn in Westminster later on today. Amendments to article 50, which triggers Britain’s exit from the European Union, will be pushed forward by the pro-remain Labour party in parliament. Shadow … [Read more...]

Brexit ‘disastrous’ for farming and food sectors

Rural economy secretary, Fergus Ewing has called for the protection of access to markets for Scottish producers, with warnings that leaving the European Single Market would be "disastrous" for Scotland's farming and food sectors. Ewing said: "The … [Read more...]

Parliament Pleas for a Brexit Plan

A number of Conservatives have joined the Labour party asking for a White Paper on negotiating objectives, saying it will allow for a better understanding of what will happen after Brexit. It comes after the Supreme Court ruled MPs must vote on … [Read more...]