Also: Sturgeon follows May to offer ‘relaunch’ of government; separatist MPs join Soubry’s Continuity Remain caucus.
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Labour has an army of energetic activists and a huge lead amongst young voters. This isn’t something CCHQ can afford to ignore any longer.
Will they keep their heads down as their colleagues are picked off by the hard left?
Also: Welsh Government want you to tell them how they can tax you into a better person; donor transparency for Ulster; and SNP shielded from EU fine by London.
The Scottish Conservative leader is fine-tuning the art of intervening on the subject in a way which emphasises not just her own liberal credentials, but the Party’s.
Also: Green candidate mounts legal challenge to Conservative/DUP deal; and Adams comes as close to admitting Brexit hasn’t sold unionists on breaking with Britain.
It theoretically commits the DUP to support the Government for the whole Parliament, but it’s up for review in two years and that’s when the money runs out.
Yielding on the principle of residency would not have averted disputes on vital details, save by weakening the British negotiating position.
The Supreme Court recently made it very clear that the courtesies built into devolution do not diminish the sovereignty of Parliament.
In 2011 the now-Shadow Chancellor praised a mob attack on Conservative headquarters. That is a much better reflection of his true nature.
Also: latest Life and Times survey finds no surge in support for separation in Northern Ireland; and Ian Duncan joins the Government amidst controversy.
It sounds as if either the newspapers or some MPs aren’t entirely sure in their grasp of the Party’s procedures.
The two parties have proven that they can work effectively together in normal circumstances. These are not normal circumstances.
An under-informed London media is allowing the province to be cruelly misrepresented. Ulster voices are the only antidote.
Divisions between London and Edinburgh are being overplayed – the Scottish leadership will not want an early election.