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Scottish lawmakers walk out of UK parliament in Brexit row

LONDON - Lawmakers from the Scottish National Party (SNP) walked out of the British parliament on Wednesday to protest what they say is Scotland s voice being ignored over Brexit. The SNP s Ian Blackford was thrown out of the chamber by the speaker of parliament because he refused to sit down after demanding a new debate on Scotland and Brexit. Opponents said the move was planned well in advance, taking place during prime minister s questions, the highlight of the parliamentary week. Blackford was followed

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