Divisions between London and Edinburgh are being overplayed – the Scottish leadership will not want an early election.
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Victory poses his internal opponents with a painful dilemma, and a lot may hinge on how they resolve it.
Those who are left of party centre are breaking cover to attack ‘Mayism’, whilst Brexiteers seem to be rallying around the Prime Minister.
As the SNP have a terrible night, the Tories post their best seat total north of the border since 1983.
Concluding our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
The Opposition want to raise it to double the level of our nearest neighbour whilst simultaneously making our labour market much more restrictive and expensive. During Brexit.
Corbyn has called for May’s resignation in the aftermath of Saturday’s attacks, but his own plans spell out no additional funding for counter-terrorism.
Continuing our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.
Theresa May’s philosophy has no cadre of committed supporters amongst the membership, MPs, or think tanks. It may thus prove short-lived.
Remember when Tory strategists fretted about getting the public to believe Labour were a real risk? Problem solved.
Abolishing higher education fees and writing off existing debt is not only less than fully costed in monetary terms, it’s regressive and would have negative human consequences too.
Our survey and the manifesto. How party members ranked the policies – from Brexit to the energy price cap. Full list.
Willingness to leave the EU with no deal, but to pay for specific programmes, is popular. Intervention in businesses and the economy is not.
Buying out this single industry would cost more than a quarter of Labour’s unfunded ‘Transformation Fund’, according to Ofwat estimates.
The Opposition’s revenue projections are at the mercy of a small, highly responsive group of taxpayers.
The manifesto makes collapsing devolution far less tempting for Sinn Fein and could give unionists the confidence and breathing space to reform.