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UK Membership of EU: Scotland

Question for Scotland Office

UIN 29175, tabled on 1 March 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Scotland, what assessment he has made of the potential effect on Scotland of the UK leaving the EU.

Answered on

8 March 2016

At the February European Council, the Government negotiated a new settlement, giving the United Kingdom a special status in a reformed European Union. The Government's position, as set out by the Prime Minister to the House on 22 February, is that the UK will be stronger, safer and better off remaining in a reformed EU.

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Scotland Office