Stewart McDonald, MP for Glasgow South, has said data showing Glasgow South could lose nearly 400 jobs if the UK leaves the EU without a deal is “frightening”, and called on the UK Government to rule out a no deal Brexit.
Stewart McDonald MP hasreleased a survey for constituents of Glasgow South asking them to have their say on Brexit and the draft withdrawal agreement.
Stewart McDonald MP said the UK Government must do more to speak up for the people of Scotland, and protect the Scottish Parliament.
Stewart McDonald MP has supported a campaign launched by youth and third sector organisations across the United Kingdom to keep ErasmusPlus, a vital European exchange programme which has benefited over half a million people.
Stewart McDonald MP asked the Scottish Secretary, David Mundell, what red lines he had presented to the UK Government to ensure Scotland's interests were protected during the Brexit process.
During the latest Brexit statement from Prime Minister Theresa May, Stewart McDonald MP criticised the decision to charge over three million EU nationals £70 to settle their status post-Brexit.
During a debate on the Queen's Speech, Stewart McDonald MP asked if the Great Repeal Bill, overturning the 1972 Act which took Britain into the European Economic Community, would require a legislative consent motion in Holyrood. The Prime Minister said it was a "possibility".
During the a statement on the latest European Council meeting, Stewart McDonald MP asked the Prime Minister if she regretted the way she handled the compromises sought by the Scottish Government on Brexit.
Following the Prime Minister's statement on Brexit, Stewart McDonald MP called on the UK Government to guarantee to rights of EU nationals and asked what barriers needed to be overcome to do this. Secretary of State for Exiting the EU, David Davis, said all EU member states had to agree.
Stewart McDonald MP has backed the UK International Trade and Investment (Ratification) Bill presented today to stop UK trade deals being fast tracked without parliamentary approval.