So far public opinion has failed to rally behind the First Minister on either the constitutional principle or the substance of the s35 row.
The Scottish Conservatives claim that £1.5 million of public money has been spent trying to build the SNP’s case for independence.
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?
Cutting the 45p rate puts fresh pressure on the SNP’s revenue-hostile policies; spending cuts will squeeze their budgets again.
A judge-led enquiry into the ferry scandal and a unified national census are obvious starting points.
With traditional cluelessness, Westminster devolved planning policy without a carve-out for vital national infrastructure projects.
Even official papers struggle to justify the SNP’s scheme; an accelerated booster programme is much the wiser course.
The move shores up their position within the separatist movement at the expense of reaching out to sceptics and unionists.
Also: Donaldson to lead DUP from Westminster after no MLA will make room for him in Stormont.
Whilst the First Minister flirts with illegal ‘shooting galleries’, the Government can step in to support the rehab beds Scotland really needs.
Also: Ministers give opponents of Troubles amnesty six weeks to propose alternatives and square off to the devocrats over freeports.
When making the difficult decision to pursue an abortion, we must be sure that women are given a face-to-face consultation.
The Scottish Conservative leader calls for devolution from Holyrood to local councils, and says he is looking forward to campaigning with Boris Johnson.
It’s clearer than ever that the Scottish Government is covering things up. But that is likely not enough to bring down Sturgeon before May’s elections.