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December 6, 2018 9:43 AM SNP plot new tax raid on Scottish families

FINANCE Secretary Derek Mackay was accused of ignoring warnings after he claimed another middle-class tax raid would not backfire. Tories highlighted concerns over the economic damage of the widening tax gap with England but said the SNP “isn’t listening”. Mr Mackay will reveal his draft Budget next week but has ruled out following Philip Hammond’s lead in raising 25

December 1, 2018 11:04 PM Brexit: Corbyn will do BBC debate with May if head-to-head

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has accepted Theresa May's challenge of a TV Brexit debate on the BBC - but only if it is the two leaders head-to-head. Mr Corbyn had previously claimed he preferred the bid from broadcaster ITV, but Mrs May wanted the BBC to host it. In a statement on Saturday, the BBC said its proposal includes a one-on-one debate as well as a chance 25

November 29, 2018 12:25 PM Brexit debate: Row over which TV channel will host debate

Prime Minister Theresa May has accepted the BBC's offer to take part in a debate on Brexit on Sunday 9 December, two days before MPs vote on her deal. But Labour sources say the party has not yet agreed to take part, with Jeremy Corbyn telling This Morning he preferred ITV's offer. It added it would be discussing debate formats with both parties and would 20

November 7, 2018 1:24 PM Scotland's plot to REVERSE Brexit heard in top European court

A LEGAL case to reverse Brexit has made its way to the European Union’s top court. The European Court of Justice (ECJ) will decide whether the UK can withdraw its decision to leave the EU without needing approval from Brussels. Two Scottish MEPs and two MSPs argue the UK should try to establish a legal right to stop Brexit regardless of whether the rest of the EU members 33

October 28, 2018 4:01 PM BREXIT BLOCK: Lord Adonis demands 'POPULAR FRONT' of Labour and SNP to keep UK in EU

LORD Adonis urged Scottish Labour to join forces with the Scottish National Party to stop Theresa May from delivering Brexit and keep Britain in the European Union. Self-proclaimed Brexit denier Lord Adonis has urged the Scottish Labour Party to unite with the SNP to pressure the British Government into holding a second Brexit referendum. The Labour 27

October 22, 2018 4:36 AM ‘Deeply moving’ German economy minister praises anti-Brexit People’s Vote march in London

GERMANY’s Economy Minister praised the anti-Brexit march through central London on Saturday as the “most impressive and deeply moving support for Europe” that he has ever seen. Peter Altmaier called the march of nearly 700,000 people “deeply moving”. He also thanked those who took part in the march who called for a ‘People’s Vote’ on the final Brexit 23

October 10, 2018 1:37 PM Rees-Mogg savages Nicola Sturgeon second independence plea with brilliant point

JACOB Rees-Mogg dismissed Nicola Sturgeon's bid for a second independence referendum for Scotland, pointing out her party had done "very badly" at the polls with their independent manifesto. The First Minister added that if Scotland voted to remain in any new Brexit referendum, it should not be forced to leave with rest of UK. She continued: "If that was the choice 17

October 9, 2018 10:11 PM 'What would Brenda from Bristol think?' Raab TEARS into calls for second Brexit referendum

BREXIT Secretary Dominic Raab delivered a sharp swipe at both the Labour Party and the SNP, accusing them of "political opportunism" over referendum calls as he spoke to the House of Commons today. Brexit Secretary Dominic Raab ridiculed what he called the “political opportunism” of the Labour Party and the SNP as he took a question from Conservative 23

October 7, 2018 2:25 PM 'FIRE OR FRYING PAN!' Sturgeon reveals plot to SINK BREXIT and WIN Scottish independence

SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon has set out her strategy to sink Theresa May's Brexit plans and keep the Scotland inside the EU, after she confirmed her support for a People's Vote. Nicola Sturgeon has pledged her support for a People's Vote on the eve of the Scottish National Party conference. During an in-depth interview with Andrew Marr, the Scottish First 16

September 27, 2018 4:27 PM 40,000 sign Sky News petition to make TV election debates happen

The government has to respond to Sky's petition to make leaders' debates a permanent feature of UK elections. The level of support means the government is required to respond to the petition, which was set up as part of Sky News' Make Debates Happen campaign. The Leaders' Debate Commission would set the criteria for party participation, the objectivity 9