No-deal Brexit could increase unemployment in Scotland by 100,000, MSPs told.

A no-deal Brexit could see unemployment north of the border increase by about 100,000, Scotland’s Constitutional Relations Secretary has told MSPs.

Mike Russell issued the warning as he branded both the UK Government and the Conservative Party “a real danger to Scotland”.

Giving his latest Brexit update to Holyood, he spoke about some of the possible consequences that could follow if the UK quits the European Union on March 29 with no agreement in place.

Mr Russell said: “It is vital that this chamber and Scotland knows that things will change…
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