Launching her new ConservativeHome column, the Scottish Conservative and Unionist leader makes an appeal to middle ground voters.
Labour voters in Douglas Alexander’s seat are furious at being treated as “a second-class nation” and “bullied” during the referendum.
Nicola Sturgeon’s party would win seven out of these eight seats on these figures. Douglas Alexander, Charles Kennedy, Jo Swinson – all would be out of the Commons.
This covers the expression of views, proselytisation (both for faiths and atheistic views), and a robust protection of the freedom to convert, both at home and abroad.
Plus: Lord Ashcroft’s Scotland poll – I must revise my predictions. Abuse in Rotherham. An upset in Sheffield? My drivetime success. And: in memoriam, Martin Gilbert.
The average member of Miliband’s team has spent just four and a half years working in the private sector. A quarter have no private sector experience at all.
Includes five jobshare posts, and returns to the front bench for Ken Clarke, Liam Fox, Tom Watson…and Emily Thornberry.
Douglas Alexander is right to urge the creation of a Government envoy for it.
Plus: Pipe down, John Mann. Pipe down, Justin Tomlinson. Why I love Paris. Why France hates Hollande. Teflon Theresa May. And: Why Labour doesn’t rate Miliband.
Bob Neil re-presents it for Second Reading today. Here are extracts from its Second Reading last time round
Whose future are Labour interested in? Over to their campaign ‘guru’…
Downing Street is mulling a means of putting Labour on the spot. How inspiring it would be to see evidence that it’s more than a tactical wheeze.
We hope and believe that No will win, and that these inquiries will come to nothing. But it is necessary to put them.
Surely it would surpass the narrow defeat suggested by today’s YouGov poll. But it wouldn’t be without problems for Unionist politicians.
Sure, Alistair Darling might have lacked punch – but why replace him with a copper-bottomed disaster?