The left will strengthen their position inside Labour, but may push more voters towards the more centrist, avowedly unionist Scottish Conservatives.
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A dogmatic, utopian insistence on imposing the American model wholesale often runs contrary to establishing stability, growth, and the rule of law.
The risks might seem a bit science-fiction now, but they’re real and could create strong headwinds of public scepticism against this new technology.
Lady Hale offers ministers a double-edged sword when she suggests that they play a role in senior appointments to the bench.
Also: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein of ‘ploy’ over talks; prominent Cybernat arrested; Ulster court throws out gay marriage case; and more.
Ulster citizens deserve the same marriage rights as their fellow Britons. But a recent bid to secure them through the courts was wrong.
Plans to give much more time for rank-and-file speeches may be why Khan and Burnham are having a hard time getting speaking slots.
Successive governments have ducked the question of which degrees are actually public goods worth spending taxpayers’ money on.
From the gig economy to mind-boosting drugs, the latest iteration of the ‘traditional economy’ is under pressure.
The former Chancellor has certainly floated the idea himself in the recent past.
Also: Green MSP hits out at nationalist hardliners; cracks appear in DUP’s gay marriage position; and Northern Irish Labour officers resign over infiltration.
Can the Prime Minister’s vision be rescued from the wreckage of the campaign?
This site was unusual in arguing before the vote that the SNP and Plaid needed the EU. Today it is received wisdom – so where are the recantations?
Also: Veteran Welsh Labour nationalist floats party split over Brexit; rival parties joined DUP to push for no back-dating of donor transparency in Ulster; and more.
Calls to move customs and immigration checks to the Irish Sea prioritise nationalist sentiment over Ulster’s real economic and constitutional position.