Scottish parliament rejects Brexitplan in symbolic vote

Scottish parliament rejects Brexitplan in symbolic vote

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The Scottish parliament has Tuesday with an overwhelming majority (90 34) the plan of the British prime minister Theresa May to the European Union to leave rejected. It was a symbolic, non-binding vote.

With such moods in all the countries of the United Kingdom asked how they think about the Brexit. England and Wales are for withdrawal from the EU. Northern Ireland and Scotland are up against.

Scottish interests

The Scottish prime minister Nicola Sturgeon has repeatedly asked if the extent is above all the interests of her country with respect to the Brexitonderhandelingen. If that does not happen then should Scotland have the right to get in a new referendum on independence.

“This vote is important in order to test whether there is listened to Scotland and whether our needs are met in the whole process,” says Sturgeon.

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