Even official papers struggle to justify the SNP’s scheme; an accelerated booster programme is much the wiser course.
The third in a three-part series on how the Government can deliver a strong, secure future for the United Kingdom.
The second in a three-part series on how the Government can deliver a strong, secure future for the United Kingdom.
The first in a three-part series on how the Government can deliver a strong, secure future for the United Kingdom.
Playing for second place is not good enough. It may be difficult to deliver, but an expansive pro-UK electoral alliance is our best hope.
Meanwhile the Nationalists’ civil war deepens again as witnesses clash over whether the former First Minister was ‘physically aggressive’.
Also: fresh woe for Nicola Sturgeon has her husband, the SNP’s chief executive, appears to contradict her evidence to MSPs on the Salmond scandal.
He did not create the problems which bedevil the Party, and his departure alone will not resolve them.
Also: Spotlight on the literal handful of MPs providing Stormont’s entire opposition; and Scottish Tories offer a budget deal to the SNP.
The Prime Minister’s tour of the United Kingdom sees him square off against nationalists from Sinn Fein, the SNP… and Welsh Labour.
Stewart comes under fierce criticism as candidates float Northern Irish proposals; Scottish Tories’ campaign against Johnson peters out; and more.
As their conference opens this weekend, they are pondering claims that his ratings north of the border are dismal – and how to respond.
Also: Welsh Labour choose their new leader (and First Minister) this afternoon; Scottish Tories attack SNP over tax divergence plans.
A new biography fails to convey the Scottish Conservative Leader’s gusto, but does show how traditional she is.
The Tories are working hard not just to argue but to demonstrate that Scottish interests are best served within British institutions and frameworks.