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‘I really value the Bute House agreement’ – Yousaf



First Minister Humza Yousaf has said he “really values” the SNP and Scottish Greens power-sharing agreement.

His comments came after the Scottish Green Party announced a vote for its members on whether to remain in the Bute House agreement with the Scottish National Party.

Mr Yousaf, who is also SNP leader, said the two parties had “achieved a lot” from being in power together.

Speaking at an independence rally in Glasgow, he said they shared the common goal of wanting “independence for their country”.

Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie said things had “come to a head” with calls from members for a debate about the way forward.

The Greens are to hold an extraordinary general meeting to decide the issue.

The BBC understands it “is expected to hear a single motion on whether the party continues to co-operate with the Scottish government or not”.

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