WHITEOUT!! Tories vote against amendment protecting Scottish devolution, BBC ignores story

Scottish Tory MPsLate last night in the House Of Commons saw one of the most significant votes in the history of UK constitutional politics. A group of Scottish Tory MPs voted to oppose an amendment which would have protected the central building block of Scottish (and Welsh) devolution – the principle that any powers not explicitly reserved are devolved – from the UK government’s attempted huge power grab under the cover of Brexit.

Those very same Scottish Tory MPs had previously pledged to stand up for Scotland’s interests regardless of loyalty to their party, and had repeatedly expressed their grave disappointment at the deeply unsatisfactory condition of the Withdrawal Bill.

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Author :  Rev. Stuart Campbell
Source :  Wings Over Scotland
Publication Date :  Jan 17, 2018
Image Source :  Pixabay

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