Sturgeon briefs Barnier on Scotland’s Brexit priorities
Nicola Sturgeon has met the EU’s chief Brexit negotiator to brief him about Scotland’s priorities.
The private meeting with Michel Barnier took place in Brussels ahead of the second round of formal Brexit negotiations next week.
The Scottish Government said its priority is building consensus against an extreme Brexit outside the single market and protecting Scotland’s vital interests.
The First Minister said: “This was a useful and constructive meeting and I welcomed the opportunity to discuss Scotland’s priorities with Mr Barnier – in particular our view that the UK should seek to remain in the single market.
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