Scottish parliament vents anger at May’s Brexit plan

FILE PHOTO: Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, addresses the Scottish Parliament in Edinburgh, Scotland June 27, 2017. REUTERS/Russell Cheyne

EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Scottish political parties joined forces on Wednesday to show their opposition to both Prime Minister Theresa May’s “damaging” deal for leaving the European Union and the possibility of a no-deal Brexit.

The symbolic vote — which was not supported by the Scottish Conservatives allied to May — was a rare example of near-unity on a constitutional issue in the nationalist-led devolved parliament.

It also showed the level of anger about Brexit in Scotland where most voters backed staying in the EU in the 2016 referendum.

The vote does not have


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