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Business of the House

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 3:35 pm on 18th April 2017.

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Photo of Ian Blackford Ian Blackford Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Pensions) 3:35 pm, 18th April 2017

The Scottish Parliament recently voted by a margin of 69 to 59 for us to have a referendum, yet the Prime Minister arrogantly and contemptuously told us that now is not the time. If it is now the time for this Parliament to make such a decision, should not this Parliament also empower the Scottish Parliament to allow the Scottish people to have a say on their future?