Scotland refuses to green light Brexit bill, setting up constitutional clash | News | DW


The Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh passed a motion on Tuesday by a vote of 93-30 to refuse consent for the European Union Withdrawal Bill.

The bill is intended to implement Brexit, causing the UK to cut political, financial and legal ties with the EU. The legislation is currently on the floor of the UK parliament in London.

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“The Scottish parliament has spoken loudly and clearly — it’s now up to the UK government to respect that vote and ditch their power-grab,” SNP lawmaker Ash Denham said in a statement.

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