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Scotland and Brexit

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Britain is firmly on the path to leaving the EU and that is a journey that everyone in the country needs to make together after the majority vote for Brexit.

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has had trouble with this concept though and has argued for an independent Scotland to be an EU member.

She’s apparently changed tack now; having been told they would be at the back of the queue, amid EU fears that such a breakaway move would reinforce the independence desire of other separatists, such as the Catalonians and Basques in Spain.  Continue reading Scotland and Brexit

Scottish Decision Welcomed

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Local MEP Paul Nuttall has described the “No” result in the Scottish referendum as a vote for common sense.

“I am delighted that the Scots, renowned for their canniness, have voted to stay part of the United Kingdom, there is no doubt that we are much stronger together.

“Now we must move forward and ensure that all parts of the country work together for everyone’s benefit. This referendum has stirred up feelings of antagonism in some quarters in Scotland and the issues raised need to be addressed.

“But politicians must ensure that while seeking to tackle those issues they do not do at the expense of the rest of the UK.