Pro-EU rally in Ed­in­burgh hears Brexit cam­paign la­belled most ‘de­ceit­ful’ in UK his­tory

Sunday Herald - - POLITICAL NEWS - BY ANDREW WHI­TAKER IAIN MACWHIRTER

ASENIOR SNP MP ac­cused Brexit sup­port­ers of run­ning the “most de­ceit­ful and men­da­cious po­lit­i­cal cam­paign” in the UK’s his­tory at a pro-EU rally in Ed­in­burgh.

SNP MP Tommy Shep­pard made the at­tack at the Rally for Europe protest in the Scot­tish cap­i­tal yes­ter­day.

The rally was one of a num­ber of events held in cities across the UK aimed at halt­ing the UK Gov­ern­ment’s Brexit plans.

Or­gan­ised by the Young Euro­pean Move­ment and the Euro­pean Move­ment in Scot­land, speak­ers in­cluded politi­cians from SNP, Labour and the Lib­eral Democrats.

The crowd – many wav­ing EU flags and hold­ing Exit from Brexit signs – also heard from mi­grants liv­ing in Scot­land.

Ad­dress­ing the protest out­side

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