Why has neither he nor Heaton-Harris pushed back against Sinn Fein’s nonsensical claims about ‘joint authority’ with Dublin?
Even now, the SNP can’t get the voters to the point of backing the break-up of the UK – and a Labour government wouldn’t make it any easier.
Tories need to learn from the past: putting the problem out of mind is what squandered the victories over devolution in 1979.
Meanwhile observers are already speculating about whether today’s performance will cost Douglas Ross his job.
Also: it looks like it will be a good day for Labour in both Wales and Scotland as Douglas Ross struggles to make headway.
Also: Sturgeon likened to Trump after she bans print journalists from SNP launch event.
Also: Record haul of Welsh Tory council candidates is still just over half of seats; Scottish Tories back trans conversion therapy ban.
The Prime Minister is now going to address Scottish conference. But if war creates pressure for unity, the local elections may not.
Also: Unionist parties divided as Stormont passes controversial education bill; Baillie says Labour wrong to work with Tories.
Also: as Scottish Labour ditch the traditional rose, when will the national parties overhaul their ageing brands?
Also: Delaying Johnson’s defenestration is not worth the price of heavy local election losses in Wales and Scotland.
The Unionists from Northern Ireland have more MPs, but nobody seems to be canvassing their views on Johnson’s future.
Conservative MPs have chosen to await her report, plus perhaps Geidt, Stone, the police, potential resignations – and an unhappy Chancellor.
Even official papers struggle to justify the SNP’s scheme; an accelerated booster programme is much the wiser course.
Also: Donaldson reiterates DUP threat to collapse Stormont; and Jack comes out swinging for North Sea oil.