European Union (Withdrawal) Bill: Sewel Convention

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 1:05 pm on 14th June 2018.

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Photo of David Mundell David Mundell The Secretary of State for Scotland 1:05 pm, 14th June 2018

That is an excellent question, because I have twice heard Ian Blackford say that powers will be stripped from the Scottish Parliament. However, not one power that the Scottish Parliament currently exercises will be stripped. Over 80 new powers and responsibilities are coming to Holyrood and, yes, I call that a “powers bonanza.”