UK Government to block Scottish Parliament GRA reforms

by 24britishtvJan. 16, 2023, 7:50 p.m. 17
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Kathyrn Samson brings the latest from Westminster following news that the UK Government will move to block Scottish Parliament gender recognition reforms. Ministers are set to invoke a section 35 order for the first time to stop the the Gender Recognition Reform (Scotland) Bill becoming law, setting up a constitutional battle between the two parliaments. Scottish secretary Alister Jack said he was “concerned the legislation would have an adverse impact on the operation of Great Britain-wide equalities legislation”. Nicola Sturgeon branded the move a “full frontal attack on [Scottish] democracy,” adding the Scottish Government would “defend the legislation and stand up for Scotland’s Parliament”. #politics #scotland More here: https://i.stv.tv/3CQPuV7

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