‘Brexit power grab claims are a fantasy’ says Lord Forsyth



A senior Scottish Conservative peer has dismissed claims that Brexit legislation is a “power grab” and called on SNP ministers to “come out of the playground”.
Lord Forsyth suggested there was agreement in principle between the Scottish and UK Governments on amendments to the EU Withdrawal Bill, but nationalists were refusing to sign off to boost the case for independence.
Peers begin scrutiny of the Withdrawal Bill on Tuesday, with Clause 11 still to be amended despite warnings from all parties about the risk it poses to devolution.
Lord Duncan, the Scotland Office minister, last week... read more

 
28 January 2018 in Politics, Views: 59
Source: Scotsman
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