COSLA conference: 'Brexit could undermine good work by councils'

By Dan Peters | 10 October 2019

Brexit threatens to undermine the ‘good work’ being done by Scottish councils and the Scottish Government, cabinet secretary for communities and local government, Aileen Campbell has said.

Speaking at the annual conference of the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) today, Ms Campbell said an estimated 130,000 people could be pushed into poverty by a no-deal Brexit.

First minister Nicola Sturgeon later said the 'majority of people in local government do not relish the challenge of Brexit'.

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