Scottish Government Prepared To Bring In Own Laws To Protect Scotland From Brexit

Mike Russell, the Scottish government’s Minister for UK Negotiations on Scotland’s Place in Europe, is tonight expected to tell a meeting of SNP supporters in Glasgow that the Scottish government will do whatever it takes to protect Scotland’s position in Europe even if that means having to draft our own legislation.

The Scottish and UK governments are currently at loggerheads over what will happen in the aftermath of Brexit with areas of policy that are currently devolved to Holyrood but subject to EU law with many senior figures warning of a “power-grabbing” attempt by the Tories at Westminster.

Pic Credit – Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Mr Russell will be addressing the Maryhill & Springburn Branch of the Scottish National Party tonight (26th February) at 7pm in the event which is taking place at the Community Central Hall on Maryhill Road in Glasgow.

It seems at the time of writing that tickets for the free event, at which the Minister will also be answering audience questions, are still available through Eventbrite.

The event will also be streamed live on TrulyScottishTV and on the Independence Live livestream page. Tune in via either of those links at 7pm for what promises to be a very interesting discussion.

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