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Exporters Express ‘Real Fear’ of Retained EU Law Bill

Brexit ‘Shock to the System’ for Trading Scottish exporters have expressed their concern around the UK Government’s Retained EU Law Bill, which seeks to revoke over 2,400 pieces of EU legislation that were included in the UK statute book at the end of the Brexit transition

Brexit Shortfall of £982 per Angus Household

Business Leader Says ‘No Evidence’ of Brexit Dividend Households and businesses in Angus and across Scotland are being made to suffer from the worst of the Tories’ botched Brexit, which it is estimated has thus far cost the UK as a whole £31bn. That would

The New UK Prime Minister

Liz Truss is the new UK Prime Minister It comes after the Conservative Party spent over two months tearing itself to shreds over the leadership contest – completely ignoring the devastating cost-of-living crisis they’ve helped to create. So who is Liz Truss? Here’s a summary

Sunak Concedes Brexit is Fuelling Cost Crisis

‘Damning’ Admission by Tory Leadership Contender The SNP has reiterated the point that independence is the only route to escape the damage of Brexit and Westminster control, after Rishi Sunak admitted labour shortages facing the UK are playing a part in the cost-of-living crisis hammering

How Brexit is Damaging Businesses and Livelihoods

Brexit is making us all poorer: the facts Scotland overwhelmingly voted against Brexit but it was imposed by the Tories, resulting in long-term economic decline and making the cost of living crisis even worse. Brexit is also fully supported by Keir Starmer and Anas Sarwar

Countries of Scotland’s size significantly outperform the UK

Paving the way towards an independence referendum in 2023 The Scottish Government has now unveiled its first independence paper – outlining Scotland’s potential to thrive as an independent nation. In last year’s elections, voters in Scotland gave an overwhelming mandate for a post-pandemic independence referendum

New Brexit Threats to Standards and Trade

Constitution Secretary Angus Robertson warns UK Government about “catastrophic” trade war with the EU. Europe Minister Neil Gray wrote to the Foreign Secretary Liz Truss warning of the potential economic damage when it first emerged that the UK Government was drafting a new law to

EU Replacement Funding £151m Less in First Year

Minister says Shared Prosperity Fund ‘undermines devolution’ and ‘fails communities’. Business Minister Ivan McKee has said the UK Government’s Shared Prosperity Fund fails to deliver promised funding for Scotland following the UK’s exit from the European Union. New arrangements published today will see £32 million

Brexit Border Trouble Still Hitting Businesses

UK Government Action Needed on Food Shortages The SNP has demanded UK ministers “take their heads out of the sand” and act to reduce the trading burden for businesses and prevent further reduction in the availability of food. The call follows a report by the

This is the Real Cost of Brexit

Scotland voted overwhelmingly to remain in the EU. Every one of Scotland’s 32 local authority areas chose to reject Brexit. Contrary to Better Together promises of Scotland being an “equal partner” in the UK, Scotland’s wishes were completely ignored by Westminster. People, businesses and communities are