Meanwhile, both Humza Yousaf’s personal ratings and support for independence on the wane as the Sturgeon magic wears off.
Harry Potter’s creator is a natural rebel who likes nothing better than a good fight.
We need to stand up for the value of Parliament and of spending time there improving and working on legislation.
And this power struggle carries with it serious threats to free speech and democratic accountability.
Meanwhile the Nationalists’ civil war deepens again as witnesses clash over whether the former First Minister was ‘physically aggressive’.
Sturgeon’s position in the party remains dominant, but she needs to assert that dominance in a way she didn’t before.
Also: Johnson makes ‘plea for the Union’ as he orders ministers to make more visits to Scotland and prevent the SNP taking credit for UK Government policies.
With Holyrood elections probably a year away now, Conservatives north of the border need to be prepared for when the campaign starts.
MPs should be ever-ready to assert the rights of Parliament over the Executive. But they should not be outsourcing the voters’ job to judges.
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Nor could the Attorney General provide anything for his colleagues to cheer.
Also: Labour hint at laws compelling private businesses to deal in Welsh; SNP divided over ‘soft indy’ call; and DUP hold their line on the backstop.
His toothless policy towards the Democratic Unionists and Sinn Fein has created an unsustainable democratic vacuum in Northern Ireland.
Davis defied the Lords by carrying the Commons, but could not talk round Clegg.