Nicola Sturgeon has proposed cancelling the Scottish Parliament’s Easter recess as the debate over Brexit continues.
MSPs were due to have two weeks away from Holyrood from 8 April, clashing with the latest Brexit deadline.
Westminster is set to sit through its Easter recess as MPs attempt to agree a plan for the UK’s exit from the EU.
A spokesman for the first minister said “MSPs should not be on holiday” while the UK is “staring down the barrel of the disaster of no-deal”.
The move would have to be confirmed by Holyrood’s cross-party business bureau management group of MSPs, but has been endorsed by Ms Sturgeon and her cabinet.
The Scottish Greens have also voiced support, and a spokeswoman for the Scottish Parliament said the bureau would consider its