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Humza Yousaf on Brink of Losing Holyrood Majority

The SNP could lose its working majority if the Scottish Greens, their coalition partners, decide to end their power-sharing deal over an abandoned greenhouse gas target. The Telegraph has more.

The Greens are to call an extraordinary general meeting at which party members are expected to vote on whether to continue with the deal, which kept the SNP in power after it failed to win an overall majority in 2021.

Scottish Green Party co-leader Patrick Harvie said things have “come to a head” after the Scottish Government scrapped its target to cut greenhouse gases by 75% by 2030.

Earlier this week, Humza Yousaf, the First Minister, admitted that his Government was scrapping Nicola Sturgeon’s promise to cut Scotland’s carbon emissions by 75% by 2030, after experts warned it was unachievable.

Now furious Scottish Green members are demanding that the Party’s leaders consider ripping up their power-sharing deal with the SNP and quitting the Government.

Chas Booth, a Scottish Green councillor in Edinburgh, wrote to the party’s executive, demanding an extraordinary general meeting be held “as soon as reasonably possible” to consider pulling out of the coalition with the SNP.

He warned the Greens were being “used as a figleaf for the SNP’s woeful and inexcusable climate inaction”.

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