Don’t let anyone tell you otherwise: we can withdraw article 50

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My article for Labour List on whether or not Article 50 is irrevocable.

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Why Both Sides Of The House Have Taken Remaining In The Single Market Off The Table Is Beyond My Comprehension

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My article on my amendments to the Government's Customs Bill which would have protected our membership of the Customs Union. 

You can read the full article on the Huffington Post website here.

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Cancer treatment for Scots boy in Mexico shows value of global collaboration

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My article for the Edinburgh Evening News on Luke Stewart and Diffuse Intrinsic Pontine Glioma (DIPG). You can read the full article on the Evening News website here

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Jeremy Corbyn would still vote Remain – so let's commit to the single market and customs union

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My article for the New Statesman on why the Labour Party should embrace a soft-Brexit policy. You can also read the full article on the New Statesman website.

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The Brexit chickens are coming home to roost

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My article for the Edinburgh Evening News on the Brexit shambles. You can read the full article on the Evening News website.

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SNP refuse to use resources where they’re needed most

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My article for the Edinburgh Evening News on the SNP's record in Government. You can read the full article on the Evening News website.

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Brexit gives us plenty to ponder on this summer

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My article for the Edinburgh Evening News on Brexit and the summer recess. You can read the full article on the Evening News website.

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We are leaving the European Union, but let’s not throw the chicken out with the chlorinated bathwater

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My article for Politics Home on Brexit and the chlorinated chicken controversy. You can also read the full article on the Politics Home website.

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Edinburgh South voters rejected Theresa May's manifesto of misery - here's why

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My article for the NewStatesman on the 2017 General Election. You can read the full article on the NewStatesman website.

The 2017 general election campaign, and its immediate aftermath, will surely go down as Theresa May’s Greek Tragedy. Few campaigns in history have been entered into in a mood of such towering hubris, before descending so swiftly into error, incompetence and humiliation.

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Nicola Sturgeon is offering Scotland a false choice

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My article for the NewStatesman on the SNP's divisive drive for a second independence referendum. You can read the full article on the NewStatesman website here.

Everyone thought this week’s big news would be Theresa May triggering Article 50 and kick-starting the two year Brexit negotiation process. However, on Monday, she was soundly beaten in the recklessness stakes by Nicola Sturgeon, Scotland’s First Minister, who fired the starting pistol on a second Scottish independence referendum. It is a rash and opportunistic decision, which will have significant and damaging implications for Scotland’s economy, society, and future wealth and prosperity.

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