Monthly Archives: February 2017

The right of EU citizens in the UK to vote after ‘Brexit’

EU citizens in the UK are rightly concerned about many aspects of the future in the UK – their right to remain, their jobs, and much else. I can well imagine that for many people in that situation, the question … Continue reading

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Will Scotland get more powers after Brexit?

Many people have assumed that one side effect of Brexit will be that the powers currently devolved to the Scottish Parliament and Government will be enhanced. That is because many, perhaps even most, of the powers which are currently exercised … Continue reading

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How the Scottish Parliament can stop environmentally damaging APD cuts

  A committee of the Scottish Parliament is currently looking at proposals for an “Air Departure Tax Bill” to replace Air Passenger Duty (APD) when this is devolved next year. Like many people, I’m concerned at the Scottish Government’s plans … Continue reading

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What should Labour’s pro-Europeans do now?

This week’s Commons vote in favour of the Bill triggering Article 50, has angered and upset many Labour party members. I share those feelings. But, as on any occasion in life and politics, when things don’t go the way you … Continue reading

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