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Michael Russell
MSP for Argyll & Bute Cabinet Secretary for Government Business & Constitutional Relations
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Holyrood magazine 6h
Point of disorder - check out 's sketch on trouble at the SNP conference
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Dani Garavelli 23m
Jeez, Scottish Labour's chutzpah and lack of self-awareness is quite the thing these days.
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Anton Muscatelli 20h
Replying to @UofGVC
...how much UK regulations can deviate from EU/EEA rulebook to avoid issues over the Irish Sea in the long run. If she goes down this route this may also be the PM’s ‘Switzerland moment’. Which is why many of us still think EEA+CU is better in long run (2/2)
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CCA Oct 18
💫 WE'RE REOPENING💫 CCA, , and will reopen to the public this Saturday from 12noon. Jonas Staal's The Scottish-European Parliament will reopen on Tuesday 23 October, when our events programme also starts again with
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OLTA 28m
Visiting Oban soon? Be sure to have a check out the local independent shops we have here...
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Michael Russell 7h
You would have to be a very weak Prime Minister indeed if you were treating this seriously - but she is , and of course she is…
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Michael Russell 9h
By someone who knows.....should be read by many, but starting with the born again on the Tory benches in
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Michael Russell 20h
This illustrates that the so called “WTO” option is far from the walk in the park that claim and the combination is interesting ; a supposed close ally, a member of the Commonwealth and a tiny former Russian republic that wants to join the EU.
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Michael Russell 20h
Replying to @blethers
I don’t think there ever was anything as thought through as a plot - but I think she has ended up with absolutely no idea what to do next . Day by day now hoping for something to turn up,
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Michael Russell 20h
This is stunningly callous and destructive, particularly to rural Scotland but both the Tories & Labour have backed his stance; British farmers shouldn't get cheap EU labour - government adviser - BBC News
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Ivan McKee MSP 22h
Great atmosphere here in Donegal where I'm hosting trade mission reception with local businesses. It's exciting to see so many brilliant & ambitious businesses here tonight building even stronger relationships between Scotland and Ireland.
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Michael Russell 21h
Preston’s scenario of May ‘s “Robert Peel moment” has Labour delivering and splitting her own party - but also, I would think, Labour itself.
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katya adler Oct 18
Macron says negotiators have looked at every possible solution to Irish border issue - now he says it’s a matter of UK internal politics - he can’t be clearer than that, he said
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Ross Colquhoun Oct 18
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Haggis_UK - #FBPE 🇬🇧 🇪🇺 24h
President Macron - We cannot accept an agreement that negates the integrity of the common market. We cannot accept an agreement that negates the 4 freedoms which are the essence of the bloc. We cannot accept an agreement that is harmful to Ireland.
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Kenny Farquharson Oct 18
This argument from Adam Tomkins is fallacious, reductive, self-serving and deeply unconvincing.
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Sen. Neale Richmond Oct 17
Excuse me do you not get that Ireland is the EU? We’re not being used, maybe if the had taken a moment to think of the in their odious campaign we’d be in a very different place?
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Michael Russell 24h
This is now a sad , tragic farce - kindest & best next step would be to relieve May of the responsibility & pressure and find a way to pause the whole thing whilst & membership ( and /or staying ) considered.
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ScotGovEconomy Oct 18
🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🇮🇪 Minister also met with . Learn more about the Minister’s visit to Dublin 👇
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Michael Russell Oct 18
Well , well....interesting . PM now seems to be desperately saying different things to different audiences, as conflict also over who asked for extra time.....Theresa May told Irish PM Brexit backstop ‘can’t have time limit’ – POLITICO
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