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Angus Robertson.>> It was just figured when the Prime Minister was in Edinburgh on the 15th of July last year, she pledged that she would and I quote, not trigger Article 50 until she had an agreed UK-wide approach.>> Correct.>> So, given that the Scottish Parliament has voted overwhelmingly against her approach, and all bar one MP representing a Scottish constituency in this House of Commons has voted against her approach, she does not have an agreed UK-wide approach.
>> The Supreme Court was very clear that the Scottish Parliament does not have a veto on the triggering of Article 50. The bill that is going through the house is obviously is giving the power to the government to trigger Article 50. And I would also remind him of this point, because he constantly refers to the interest of Scotland inside the European Union.
An independent Scotland would not be in the European Union.>>