All 5 results for jeremy corbyn speaker:Tavish Scott

Scottish Parliament: Brexit Update (12 Dec 2018)

Tavish Scott: The Prime Minister refused at Prime Minister’s questions today to remove the threat of a no-deal Brexit. I am sure that the cabinet secretary noted that. Given that Jeremy Corbyn seems so reluctant to propose a motion of no confidence in the chaotic UK Government, what will the Scottish Government do to try to make that happen with other parties at Westminster?

Scottish Parliament: European Union (Withdrawal) Bill (15 May 2018)

Tavish Scott: ...rather missed. However, Richard Leonard also needs to carry that weight in London. Frankly, Labour should be 20 points ahead of the Tories in the opinion polls, but, sadly, it does not appear that Jeremy Corbyn is a great fan of the EU or of the single market. If Jeremy Corbyn saves a Tory Prime Minister in the coming House of Commons votes on Europe, he will have sold out the very young...

Scottish Parliament: Article 50 Withdrawal Process (9 Jan 2018)

Tavish Scott: ...will be. Lord Kerr added: “When David Davis says … that we will enjoy the exact same benefits as we did when we were members of the single market and customs union,” —that sounds a bit like Jeremy Corbyn, by the way— “Michel Barnier is right to say that that is impossible”.—[ Official Report, Culture, Tourism, Europe and External Relations Committee, 5 October 2017; c 8.]...

Scottish Parliament: European Union Referendum (Reports on Implications for Scotland) (15 Mar 2017)

Tavish Scott: I thank Daniel Johnson for making a genuinely pro-European speech in his first five minutes. He set out exactly what Labour has been missing. If I may say so, if Jeremy Corbyn had been making that kind of contribution, we would not be quite in the mess that we are, given his complete inability to make a speech in favour of the European Union. I genuinely thank Daniel Johnson for saying...

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Future, Democracy and Devolution (16 Sep 2015)

Tavish Scott: ...white again, and it is certainly not Blair. Neil Findlay is now the most influential Labour politician in Scotland, with the ear of the leader. I want to make a constitutional suggestion to team Corbyn, although team Corbyn may be a concept that takes Labour unity a little far, judging by what we have been watching. However, Labour should go back to the future, as it did in the past, and...


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