Archives par mot-clé : Nicola Sturgeon

Where There’s a Will (Part 1), by Duncan Sutherland

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Improbable though it may seem, it happens that Guy Verhofstadt, who is lead Brexit negotiator for the European Parliament, envisaged immediately after the UK EU referendum result that Scotland would be able to hold an independence referendum before Brexit took effect (such as the Scottish First Minister is proposing) so that that country might apply to remain within the EU if that was what its population wanted. Continuer la lecture de Where There’s a Will (Part 1), by Duncan Sutherland

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Another Blot on the Escutcheon, by Duncan Sutherland

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Dear Paul,

I thought you might find it interesting to take a look at Nicola Sturgeon’s Twitter page following the publication of the Chilcot report into the Iraq war, « the UK’s most shameful foreign-policy action in years », as the leader of the Scottish National Party’s group of MPs, Angus Robertson, has just said in the House of Commons.

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Scotland – « A Terrible Beauty Is Born », by Duncan Sutherland

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Since Sunday morning, when the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, answered a question on a BBC Scotland television programme known as Politics Scotland concerning a House of Lords advice note which had been circulated on the subject of legislative consent in relation to legislation giving effect to Brexit which would have to be submitted to the Scottish Parliament, her answer has been picked up and spread around Europe by distinguished media organizations from ARD in Germany to La Stampa in Italy (not forgetting VilaWeb in Catalonia).

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