Having a second referendum in the middle of the Brexit negotiations would be very difficult, and it will take time to build the next, very different ‘No’ campaign.
Also: ‘Self-financing’ Yes campaign bankrolled by the SNP; and Welsh Labour minister uninterested in ‘English Labour’ leadership contest.
Plus: Farage’s book an election expense? Don’t be daft. My election predictions. Dull Tory slogans. Lively Australian politicians. And: victims of MND.
Conservatives must reassure voters about their intentions, as well as cultivating uncertainty about Labour, if they are to win.
The organisers of the Rally for Unity have more to teach the next generation of unionists than most of the official No campaign.
…and that’s why I’m not going to use my first ConservativeHome column to tell Scots to vote No.
I can’t vote on 18 September, but I’ll be in Glasgow to make sure others can – say yes if you need a ride to the polling booth, but say ‘No Thanks’ once you get there.
We have a week to save our Union – we need voices people respect, not politicians.
Having created the problem in the first place, Labour failed to deliver the leadership, the troops or the strategy they promised to preserve the Union.
The Cabinet Secretary told my committee that contingency planning was actually banned by the Government.
This is the last chance saloon for the Union – we must make an offer that counts.
Salmond won on his own terms, but failed to shift a single voter.
Given an opportunity to campaign for Better Together, I – like many Conservatives – got stuck in.
The grim reality is food banks would be the only kind of bank blossoming in an independent Scotland.
Better Together declares it doesn’t need any more donations, and the Conservatives trounce Labour in the party stakes.