Also: May ‘intensifies’ work with devolved leaders on Brexit; Brokenshire attacks one-sided Troubles inquiries; Scottish Labour will ‘never’ back another referendum; and more.
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What’s the basis for this popular call to bar the President from Britain? That his “well-documented misogyny and vulgarity” would “cause embarrassment to Her Majesty”.
The First Minister has talked her way into a tricky bind over a second independence referendum. Contriving a Holyrood poll could be her least-worst option.
Also: Rudd and Mundell rule out Scottish exceptions on single market and immigration; Welsh Labour team up with Plaid to fight for status quo; and more.
Otherwise he risks leaving future governments even more at the mercy of the courts than they are at present.
Yes, the Government is unlikely to block outright an SNP demand for a rematch. But that’s not the only card in her hand.
Also: Davidson attacks SNP’s efforts to deepen divisions over Brexit; and the Welsh Conservatives criticise Labour’s bid to overturn new trade union laws.
Will she step up the Conservatives’ campaign in the Stormont elections, or prioritise the Party’s burgeoning relationship with the Democratic Unionists?
Also: Labour slumps to lowest levels in Welsh polls since last days of Brown’s premiership; and Scottish Tories accuse SNP of a ‘wasted decade’.
If she thought the SNP would win another referendum, no compromise would stop her seeking one. She doesn’t.
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.