Coun­cil­lor Robert Brown

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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...

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