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Scottish Government Report Recommends Tax Breaks… for Migrants

The government should offer generous tax breaks to encourage prospective immigrants to move to Scotland, according to a Scottish National Party (SNP) report declaring mass migration-driven population growth a “top priority” for the country.

European Union Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker (L) welcomes Scotland's First Minister and Leader of the Scottish National Party Nicola Sturgeon before their meeting at the European Union Commission headquarter in Brussels, June 29, 2016. (Photo by THIERRY CHARLIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Open Borders by the Back Door: SNP Want Their Own Immigration Policy

The Scottish National Party has demanded powers to control Scotland’s immigration policy in their general election manifesto – a move which would allow Free Movement and mass migration to the whole United Kingdom to persist via a Scottish “back door”.

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Scottish Parliament to Hold Independence Vote on Eve of Brexit

EDINBURGH (AFP) – Just a day before Britain kick-starts Brexit proceedings, the Scottish parliament is on Tuesday expected to dismiss Prime Minister Theresa May’s overtures and back calls for a fresh independence referendum.

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Scottish Lawmakers Debate New Independence Referendum

Scottish lawmakers on Tuesday begin a two-day debate on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon’s call for an independence referendum — a major headache for Prime Minister Theresa May as she prepares to launch Brexit.

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SNP Leader Sturgeon Rallies Troops For Referendum at Party Conference

ABERDEEN (UNITED KINGDOM) (AFP) – Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was set to ramp up the rhetoric in her demands for another secession referendum when she rallies her independence-hungry footsoldiers on Saturday. Sturgeon was to address a conference of her Scottish National

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Sturgeon: Scottish Government to Join Brexit Challenge in Supreme Court

The Scottish government is seeking to intervene in the Brexit appeal at the Supreme Court, requesting an order from the court forcing the British government to get the approval of the regional governments before triggering Article 50, Nicola Sturgeon has announced.

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Sturgeon Insists: Independence Will Happen

AFP — Separatist leader Nicola Sturgeon on Saturday said her belief that Scotland will become independent was stronger than ever as she confirmed preparations for a second referendum for leaving Britain. The Scottish National Party (SNP) leader, first minister of

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Brexit Has Left Sturgeon and Scottish Nationalism Floundering

On Tuesday Nicola Sturgeon blamed Brexit on the UK Government’s austerity policies. Speaking at the annual conference of the Institute of Directors (IoD) in London, the Scottish First Minister warned listeners she was “profoundly concerned” about the implications of the UK leaving the EU, with

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Prime Minister May Says Scotland Will Have No Veto Over Brexit

(REUTERS) – Prime Minister Theresa May said she will listen to Scotland’s concerns over Britain’s exit from the European Union but that the devolved Scottish government will not have a veto over the Brexit negotiations.

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Poll: Scots Back Remaining In UK Despite Brexit Vote

(REUTERS) – Most Scots still back remaining in the United Kingdom despite Britons voting to leave the European Union, a move which was opposed by the majority in Scotland, according to an opinion poll published on Saturday.

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Brexit Minister David Davis Rules Out Scotland Veto

David Davis has dealt a blow to Nicola Sturgeon by ruling out the possibility of Scotland having a veto on any Brexit deal. The minister also stated that European Union (EU) migrants who arrive after a certain cut-off point may

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WATCH: Sturgeon Claims She Can Veto Brexit As Cabinet Rift Opens

The Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon has claimed that she has a veto on when Britain leaves the European Union. The claim will fuel a growing clash between Prime Minister Theresa May and her cabinet over the timetable for Britain’s