SCOTLAND’S Brexit Secretary has launched a scathing attack on the role of David Mundell.

Taking questions from MPs during the Scottish Affairs Committee, Michael Russell said that relations between the Sottish Government and the UK were “poor” and had been worsened by Brexit.

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He added that the joint ministerial committee system had "failed", particularly in its supposed oversight role on the Brexit process.

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Speaking specifically about Mundell and his role as Scottish Secretary, Russell said that the Scotland Office is "not relevant to what we're doing and is an appendage from a past settlement that is no longer necessary" and that the “role has any function at all”.

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