BREXIT will have concrete, negative consequences for Scotland and its people. For years, EU membership has allowed Scots to enjoy EU citizenship and the multitude of rights, freedoms and legal protections afforded by it.
Against the democratic voice of the Scottish people, the UK left the EU on January 31 and entered a transition period which will end tomorrow. Scots will lose the rights and entitlements we’ve long had thanks to EU membership, affecting our ability to study, retire and travel abroad in the EU.
Young people in Scotland will have their future opportunities significantly curtailed by our exit from the EU. Take Katie, for example, a 17-year-old school pupil from Glasgow looking to study in the EU for university. Last year, Katie could have done this with ease. If she chose to undertake her whole degree abroad in the EU, Katie would have been eligible for domestic fee rates.
Alternatively, as a UK university student, she could have easily undertaken a…
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