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|Law officer 'offers resignation' over Brexit bill |
(32 minutes later)
|The UK government's law officer for Scotland, Lord Keen, has offered his resignation to the prime minister.||The UK government's law officer for Scotland, Lord Keen, has offered his resignation to the prime minister.|
BBC Scotland understands that the advocate general has found it increasingly difficult to reconcile the government's plans to change the Brexit withdrawal agreement with the law.
|Lord Keen's resignation has not yet been accepted by Downing Street.||Lord Keen's resignation has not yet been accepted by Downing Street.|
BBC Scotland chief political correspondent Glenn Campbell said there appeared to be an effort to persuade the law officer to remain in post.
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