Scottish First Minister and the chief of the Scottish Nationwide get together, Nicola Sturgeon, printed an essay titled ‘Britain deserves a greater Brexit than the one Could is providing’ on The Guardian. Beneath are some key takeaways from the article.
There may be virtually definitely no Commons majority for Could’s proposed deal – and there may be most positively no parliamentary backing for no-deal. Whereas there may be not but a finalised various to the prime minister’s plan, there may be now an rising cross-party consensus that may result in a significantly better end result. Continued, everlasting membership of each the only market and customs union is one such various proposal that might nicely command majority assist within the Commons. My first choice, after all, together with that of my authorities and get together, is for us to stay within the European Union, which is what the folks of Scotland voted for overwhelmingly.
That might nonetheless be achieved by a so-called folks’s vote. From a Scottish perspective, one factor above all else is evident amid the Brexit chaos – that’s, the associated fee to Scotland of not being unbiased. Scotland has been handled with nothing however contempt by the UK authorities.