Councillor Robert Brown
to South Lanarkshire’s MPs, MSPs and MEPs informing them of the council’s view and asking them to support such a People’s Vote.”
Councillor Brown (Rutherglen South) said: “Of course, the decision on Brexit is not in the hands of this council but it is most certainly the case that Brexit has major implications for the council and for South Lanarkshire citizens and I believe it is appropriate that we take this opportunity to express our view to our elected Parliamentary representatives.
“South Lanarkshire is therefore in the position of being a leader in this area but also of adding vital momentum to the People’s Vote campaign at a time when it appears to be the only way out of the mess in which the incompetence of the government in the negotiations and the surreal expectations of the hard Brexiters have landed us in.”
However, Councillor Allison (Clydesdale East) said: “I am very surprised and I have to say disappointed that this is accepted as competent, urgent business – this is pure indulgence what we have got coming before us today.
“There was a vote, there was a choice and the UK voted to leave. We had a
Of course, the decision on Brexit is not in the hands of this council but it is most certainly thecasethatBrexit has major implicationsforthe council and for South Lanarkshire citizens... There was a vote, there was a choice and the UK voted to leave. We had a People’s Vote in 2016...