“It’s touching to hear from so many MEPs, from so many countries and across the party divides that they value the Brits and want us to stay. They respect our decision, but have been clear all along: we are stronger when we work together inside the EU.” – British Liberal Democrat MEP Catherine Bearder.
Conservatives have reacted with anger at the decision by Commons Speaker John Bercow to allow MPs to vote on getting a bigger say on Brexit. The MPs claim Mr Bercow broke Commons rules and ignored the advice of his own clerks. The row erupted ahead of five days of debate on Theresa May’s Brexit deal.
Nicola Sturgeon was born on 19 July 1970 in the North Ayrshire town of Irvine. Nicola Sturgeon became an SNP member at the tender age of 16, having been inspired by a high-ranking female politician – but not in the way you might think. It was Margaret Thatcher. Continue with Nicola Sturgeon Biography and Profile.