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Keith Brown hits out at UK Government after meetings snub during London trip

Scotland’s Justice Secretary has attacked the UK Authorities after he was unable to satisfy with any ministers throughout a go to to London, regardless of making requests to 5.

Okayeith Brown has mentioned conferences with House Secretary Priti Patel and defence minister Leo Docherty, which might have taken place, had been declined.

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Whereas separate requests to satisfy Defence Secretary Ben Wallace and deputy Prime Minister Dominic Raab each went unanswered.

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The Ministry of Defence, Mr Brown mentioned, had no file of one other assembly on account of be held between the Justice Secretary and defence minister and former Scottish Tory chief Baroness Goldie.

It’s fully unacceptable that our makes an attempt to debate a spread of matters completely essential to the individuals of Scotland with UK Authorities Ministers have been snubbed, rejected or fallen on deaf earsKeith Brown, Justice Secretary

“It’s fully unacceptable that our makes an attempt to debate a spread of matters completely essential to the individuals of Scotland with UK Authorities ministers have been snubbed, rejected or fallen on deaf ears,” Mr Brown mentioned.

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“Subjects on the agenda for the assorted conferences included the impression on Scotland of latest UK victims’ laws, the way forward for defence trade jobs in Scotland and what will be additional achieved to assist former miners who’ve secured a historic pardon by the Scottish Authorities.

“The Home of Commons Scottish Affairs Committee not too long ago printed a report on Defence in Scotland, it’s the primary in a collection they’re engaged on. The report makes a selected suggestion for MoD to do higher at participating with the Scottish Authorities and Scottish native authorities.

“It reveals what little precedence the UK Authorities locations on participating with the Scottish Authorities on elementary points that have an effect on Scottish peoples’ livelihoods and safety at a time of heightened worldwide tensions.”

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