If she thought the SNP would win another referendum, no compromise would stop her seeking one. She doesn’t.
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Expert input is essential to good government, but the abdication of political decisions to ‘impartial’ authorities is not. Let’s take back control.
Also: Scottish Labour reject calls for SNP pact; Welsh Tories attack Labour NHS overspend; SNP tuition fee policy backfires on Scottish applicants; and more.
Labour have sunk yet further ahead of the local elections, and domestic political challenges are adding to the SNP’s Brexit woes.
Theresa May is in second place and Ruth Davidson third, whilst the overall rise in positive ratings we noted last month is sustained.
The British inventor and industrialist helped to bolster the economic case for Leave. Ian Botham comes a distant second, and Bob Geldof last.
The abuses at the heart of the hacking scandal were already illegal. A state regulator would only allow those running it to pursue punitive agendas against legal activity.
Also: SNP MP referred to prosecutors over mortgage fraud; Wales to get income tax powers; Fallon sparks Cabinet row over inquiry into Troubles veterans; and more.
A botched renewable energy scheme looks set to cost taxpayers hundreds of millions of pounds, and an ex-colleague has alleged a cover-up.
There’s a whiff of the apocalypse in reports from Labour’s karaoke party on Tuesday night. Are old songs all the moderates can offer?
Beneath the headlines the Scottish Secretary’s statements were entirely consistent with the Prime Minister’s muscularly unionist approach.
Also: Brokenshire pledges to focus on victims of republicans; Welsh Tories attack Jones’ record of failure; SNP accused of wasting over £940m; and more.
Theresa May edges out Ruth Davidson for the top spot for only the second time, and there is a general rise in positive feeling about most ministers.
Also: Mundell calls for devolution within Scotland; and Hammond praises the Ulster economy.
Lord Howard and Charles Moore cross swords with Lord Hope and Joshua Rosenberg on the changing role of our courts and the criticism it brings.