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by Myrren Porter Across Scotland people have been giving their thoughts and reactions following Theresa May’s historic defeat last night in the Commons over her Brexit deal. Senior ministers have insisted that Theresa May is committed to reaching out across party lines to build a Brexit consensus following the crushing defeat of her plan for leaving the EU. Labour, however, claim that she has had … Continue reading BREXIT PANDEMONIUM: WHAT DO THE PEOPLE THINK?
By Jamie Costello The pressure on the Theresa May increases as key figures in Scotlands farming, food and drink industries have this week urged MPs to unite to avoid a no deal Brexit in a joint open letter. Adding to this Scottish agricultural secretary Fergus Ewing has vowed that environment secretary Michael Gove is liable to pay billions of pounds to farmers for a ‘no … Continue reading Pressure on May’s government grows
by: Scott S Bevan Jeremy Corbyn stands on the brink of becoming PM, if he can win a second snap General Election, as Labour gets set to introduce a no-confidence vote in the government “at the earliest opportunity”. Mr Corbyn appealed for cross-party support as he admitted that now is the time for a parliamentary vote against the government. Theresa May’s Brexit deal vote was … Continue reading Make Way for Prime Minister Corbyn?
Hannah Scott The UK is currently gripped by the latest Brexit discussions. May is set to open a five-day debate in the commons starting today. Tony Blair, on GMB said the issue with May’s Brexit is that it doesn’t really please the people who voted for Brexit. Nor pleasing people like himself who voted against it. The PM will focus on three main points … Continue reading Editorial Comment
By THEODORE ANTONIOU After winning the support of the EU leaders with her Brexit agreement during the weekend, the Prime Minister is in Scotland in an effort to win over the Scottish public. Along with the Scottish public, May will try to win over as many MP’s as possible in the following days, as she has faced strong criticism from representatives of all parties- even … Continue reading Theresa May in Scotland to defend Brexit deal
By Dane McBeth For many at UWS it’s the first day of term with first year and returning students beginning classes. For students who are part of the Erasmus programme (European Community Action Scheme for the Mobility of University Students) in particular, which is an EU student exchange programme, it can be a difficult time with the challenges joining a university in a new country … Continue reading UWS Welcomes Record Number of ERASMUS Students Despite Brexit Fears
Callum Kerr Six months of a political stalemate comes to its natural conclusion today as First Minister Nicola Sturgeon meets with British Prime Minister Theresa May. Their first encounter since March, the two have plenty to ramble over- with brexit negotiations, a snap election and a scattering of sexual harassment cases all at the fore. SNP councillor for Prestwick Ian Cochrane and Conservative … Continue reading Sturgeon Vs May
By Olivia Armstrong SCOTTISH LABOUR MSP Jackie Baillie has warned that the UK is “walking closer to the cliff edge without any sign of a deal” regarding Brexit. Baillie was speaking after a report from The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, released on Tuesday, which claimed a second Brexit referendum or change in government could significantly improve the UK’s economic situation. She added that the … Continue reading UK is “Walking Closer to the Cliff Edge” with Brexit Talks, warns Labour MSP