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Scottish Parliament: Immigration Policy (Universities and Scientific Research) (10 Sep 2019)

Alison Harris: ...the uncertainty of the current situation in the UK poses a concern. However, there are other determinants of population growth besides immigration to the UK, and it would be simplistic to blame Brexit alone for changes in migration patterns. The United Kingdom is proud of its universities and colleges—and rightly so. We have a strong portfolio of academic success. I must mention the...

Scottish Parliament: Immigration Policy (Universities and Scientific Research) (10 Sep 2019)

Alison Harris: If the minister does not mind, I will make some progress. Those problems existed before Brexit and will continue to exist if nothing is done.

Scottish Parliament: Immigration Policy (Universities and Scientific Research) (10 Sep 2019)

Alison Harris: ...those who are working in the scientific research at present. There are funding and investment issues, and the recruitment and retention of staff has also become an issue. Those issues are real, and Brexit is a reality. As my colleague Oliver Mundell pointed out, SNP MPs voted against the UK withdrawal agreement three times, so we could now have moved on from the situation in which we find...

Scottish Parliament: Healthcare (International Arrangements) Bill (Legislative Consent) (30 Jan 2019)

Alison Harris: ...for that answer, but surely finally giving consent, after months of threats not to, just shows up the Scottish Government’s empty bluster and suggests that the right thing to do across all Brexit issues is to work consistently and to dump the grandstanding.

Scottish Parliament: Scotland’s Economy (Opportunities for Growth) (14 Jun 2017)

Alison Harris: Although Brexit will be challenging, the real threats to the Scottish economy are indyref 2 and higher tax. Compared to the rest of the UK, Scotland has lower employment, higher economic inactivity and lower jobs growth. That is the SNP’s record on the economy. The SNP might attempt to use Brexit as a fig leaf to cover its failures, but Professor Graeme Roy, who is the director of the...


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