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The member probably knows what I am going to ask. Is the Labour Party in favour of rejoining the European Union?
Governments sometimes undertake tasks of breathtaking byzantine complexity, and sometimes they do something of such pointless stupidity that few in any party can truly fathom what they have done. Rarely, however, does a Government manage to pull off the two feats simultaneously. The UK Government is, however, working hard to do the political impossible in just that way, in the form of the...
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Scottish National Party MSP for Na h-Eileanan an Iar
Entered the Scottish Parliament on 3 May 2007 — Election
Also represented Western Isles
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