Category Archives: UK Parliament

Abstaining in the Lords would be a ‘dereliction of duty’

Scottish Labour peer George Foulkes will tomorrow join with party colleagues in the Lords to do what’s right for the UK by voting to keep the country in the European Economic Area. Peers have been told to abstain on an amendment tabled for Tuesday, but former MSP Lord Foulkes said he cannot back the party’s […]

Government must not rule out a free trade deal

A new report from the influential Commons Brexit committee has urged the UK Government to consider negotiating continued membership of the European Economic Area (EEA) or joining the European Free Trade Association (EFTA). Scottish Labour for the Single Market co-chair Ian Murray MP said: “This report shows just how misguided the Tories are by ruling […]