Rename the whole project to reflect its truly unifying nature and let more of Britain, Scotland and Northern England be connected by the “steel threads”.
More integration between police forces and elected representatives would help fix the broken community reporting system that leaves victims feeling helpless and isolated.
Time and again, their more muscular – to borrow a phrase – approach to Westminster’s prerogatives has paid off. Yet they don’t set Union policy.
The Scottish Secretary, understated in his public utterances, “often makes the wittiest interjections in Cabinet discussions”.
A bolder government would not win every battle it fought, but it would win more than one that never gave battle at all.
The First Minister insists that transwomen are women, but defends a separate policy towards placing them in the male prison estate.
But the Labour Leader distances himself from changes backed by Scottish colleagues as he upholds the “primacy of the Equality Act which is very important when it comes to safe spaces.”
The uniqueness of architecture that defines villages and towns has been replaced by concrete and stone chips. The variety of colours has been replaced by grey.
At the heart of the controversy lies the concerns of many women’s groups that a policy of self-ID of gender will leave women and girls vulnerable to males abusing the system to gain access to spaces reserved to females.
It was made at the same time that the police were opening a fraud investigation into the party over alleged misuse of its referendum fighting fund.
The first and best allies of the campaign for independence have always been pro-UK politicians who think they can buy it off.
With a referendum taken decisively off the table, there is now space to really take the fight to the SNP on their domestic record.
The Prime Minister has no way of even trying to ensure the dispute is over by April except capitulating to the EU.
Also: having missed his self-imposed deadline of October 28th, Heaton-Harris changes the law to push Stormont vote back to April.
Why has neither he nor Heaton-Harris pushed back against Sinn Fein’s nonsensical claims about ‘joint authority’ with Dublin?