The list tries to bridge the Brexit divide. But will Fox, who supported the IRA campaign which killed several Tory MPs, be a bridge too far?
The DUP try to hold their position in the face of pro-Remain pacts whilst Sinn Féin try to unseat their leader and the smaller parties fight to regain Westminster representation.
“There may be special circumstances for Northern Ireland, but that can only be with the consent of the people of Northern Ireland.”
Also: Democratic Unionists attack Corbyn for backing IRA as it murdered judges; and growing concern of risk of loyalist violence against backstop.
The Prime Minister’s tour of the United Kingdom sees him square off against nationalists from Sinn Fein, the SNP… and Welsh Labour.
Strengthening Ulster’s bonds with the mainland starts with ending the de facto exile of its unionist politics – if Johnson and Foster have the imagination and will to see it done.
The Prime Minister looked alone at the Despatch Box.
“Why do we need another two weeks? What is going to happen in another two weeks that couldn’t have happened up to now?”
The Ribble Valley MP says that May’s neglect of her Northern Irish allies is one of the worst cases of political misjudgement he has witnessed in his career in the Commons.
The panel, comprising legally-trained Conservative and DUP MPs as well as outside experts, set out their full legal reasoning for rejecting the deal.
A functioning Government would whip for Malthouse Two – the plan backed by Steve Baker, Nicky Morgan, Iain Duncan Smith, Damian Green, Simon Hart and others.
Which presumably means, since Dodds is one of the eight, that the DUP takes the same view.
Some Associations will have received ‘guidance’ from CCHQ on whether a motion passed at the National Convention can be replicated at Association AGMs. The answer, of course, is yes.
The latter, we believe. And we caution against presuming that they are predisposed to support a revised deal.
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.