Welfare Powers

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 18th January 2017.

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Photo of Angus Robertson Angus Robertson Deputy Leader, Scottish National Party, Shadow SNP Westminster Group Leader 12:00 am, 18th January 2017

The devolution of powers hangs very much together with the hard Brexit plans of the current Government. The Secretary of State has said that his role is

“to ensure Scotland gets the best possible deal and that deal involves clearly being part of the single market.”

Does he still believe that, or has he changed his mind after being told what he should say by his Tory bosses in London?