Labour and Lib Dems accused of being 'midwives of independence' over Brexit



Labour and the Liberal Democrats have been accused of acting as the “midwives” for the breakup of the UK after they voted with the SNP to reject legislative consent for crucial Brexit legislation in the Scottish Parliament.
Tuesday’s vote at Holyrood set in motion an unprecedented constitutional crisis, with Theresa May confirming to MPs that the UK Government would push ahead with the EU Withdrawal Bill despite the ongoing row over its impact on devolution.
It would be the first time the UK Government has ignored the will of the Scottish Parliament when legislating on devolved matters... read more

 
16 May 2018 in Politics, Views: 55
Source: Scotsman
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