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Lord McConnell gives evidence on Brexit and Scotland

24 March 2017

As the EU Committee continues its inquiry into Brexit: devolution, former Scottish First Minister Lord McConnell gives evidence on the impact of Brexit on Scotland.

Witnesses

Tuesday 28 March in Committee Room 3, Palace of Westminster

At 2.00pm

  • Lord McConnell of Glenscorrodale, First Minister of Scotland 2001-2007

Topics

Topics covered in the meeting include:

  • The political, economic and legal implications for Scotland, and the other devolved nations, of the UK Government's approach to Brexit
  • The implications on the Brexit negotiations of the Scottish Government’s announcement of its intention to seek to hold a second independence referendum
  • The role of the Scottish Parliament in connection to the 'Great Repeal Bill'
  • The possibility of nations and regions of the UK having differentiated relationships with the EU

Further information

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