Mims Davies said Ms Sturgeon’s threats of a second referendum was of little help to Britain and there was “probably not listening going on” on both sides.
The Prime Minister is in Cardiff to meet with Welsh First Minister Carwyn Jones and Scottish First Minister Ms Sturgeon. Both believe staying in the single market is vital for their nations’ prosperity.
Speaking to Daily Politics, Ms Davies said the Scottish First Minister’s calls that she wasn’t being listened to by Westminster was not the be-all and end-all of negotiations.
Mims Davies said Nicola Sturgeon only wanted to hear certain things
I think this is a typical Nicola Sturgeon line of I’m not getting what I want on this
She said: “I think this is a typical Nicola Sturgeon line of 'I’m not getting what I want on this'.
"We have had a decision by the majority of the British people to leave the European Union.
“I think for UK plc, for jobs, for security, for what we need to be doing as a Government, we need to get on with this and I'm really pleased with the timetable we’ve got.”
Nicola Sturgeon wants to be heard over Brexit
Presenter Jo Coburn chimed in: “I understand that. But Theresa May’s not listening, I mean that is true, isn’t it. She’s not listening to them.
“What’s the point of Theresa May saying that she’s going to have these meetings because she’s going to take into account the feelings and wishes of the devolved administrations when she has absolutely no intention of doing so.”
The MP for Eastleigh replied meaningful communication had to come from both sides but that what was best for Britain was the key factor.
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She said: “The Prime Minister is there today listening but I’ve got the feeling with Nicola Sturgeon that unless it’s the argument she wants to hear then I think there’s probably not listening going potentially on both sides.
“I’m sure that it’s not going to be a waste of time. I’m sure there’s something that can be taken away from this.
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“I think, sort of peeling back the layers of the onions as Scotland and hoping that they’re going to get exactly what they want is difficult.
"If you look at Wales, it’s a different issue, they voted to go.
“I think people are going to end up being realistic about actually do we want to be naval gazing on this or do we want to get on with things because there are companies, global companies, British companies, who are making decisions based on what they need to keep people in jobs which pays mortgages and keeps people in homes.”
Asked whether she could give an example of where Mrs May had conceded anything the Scottish and Welsh governments would like in relation to Brexit, Ms Davies was resolute.
She said: “I think if the Prime Minister thinks or if we think it’s not right to concede because actually it’s going to mess up the rest of the deal then I don’t think we should be doing that either.
“I don’t think anyone should be holding to ransom a good deal for the UK.”
Fighting back against Ms Sturgeon’s threats of another independence referendum, the Prime Minister has called for "certainty and leadership" to embrace the "opportunities ahead."
Carwyn Jones has said his Labour colleagues will vote for Article 50 when they have their say in the Welsh Assembly on Brexit, but he has encouraged the UK Government to listen to Wales’ concerns.
Assembly members will vote despite the UK’s most powerful court ruling the devolved countries do not have a legal right to be consulted by UK ministers.