The Scottish and UK governments should beware the Ides of March

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Series Details 27.03.17
Publication Date 27/03/2017
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United Kingdom Prime Minister Theresa May and Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon met on the 27 March 2017 to discuss the triggering of Article 50 on the 29 March 2017, which would begin the process of the UK leaving the European Union.

Simon Toubeau and Jo Murkens assess the likely issues up for discussion, noting that if the two leaders maintain the direction they have taken [the UK Government's Plan for Britain / the Scottish Government's Scotland's Place in Europe], there could be a bumpy road ahead for both Scotland and the rest of the UK.

Source Link http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2017/03/27/the-scottish-and-uk-governments-should-beware-the-ides-of-march/
Related Link(s)
ESO: Background information: Plan for Britain http://www.europeansources.info/record/plan-for-britain/
ESO: In Focus: Brexit - The United Kingdom and the European Union http://www.europeansources.info/record/brexit-the-united-kingdom-and-the-european-union/
UK: GOV.UK: Prime Minister's Office: News, 27.03.17: PM to visit Scotland to set out plan for Britain https://www.gov.uk/government/news/pm-to-visit-scotland-to-set-out-plan-for-britain
ESO: Background information: Will of Scotland’s national parliament must be respected http://www.europeansources.info/record/will-of-scotlands-national-parliament-must-be-respected-parliament-backs-independence-referendum-section-30-letter/
BBC News, 27.03.17: Theresa May and Nicola Sturgeon meet ahead of Article 50 http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-39399390
BBC News, 27.03.17: A meeting of ministers - but not minds (yet) http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-39410872
BBC News, 28.03.17: Scottish independence: Sturgeon to set out 'next steps' in April http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-39409513
Blog: LSE EuroppBlog, 29.03.17: Now Article 50 has been triggered, will the United Kingdom survive? http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/europpblog/2017/03/29/article-50-triggered-will-uk-survive/

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