Also: DUP dig in their heels in Stormont dispute; and Scottish Labour leadership challenger credits Corbyn with party’s revival.
Posts Tagged: Devolution
Expertise in this are is key to successful localism and devolution and improving our prosperity, productivity and competitiveness.
This week saw the 20th anniversary of the devolution referendum. Let’s stop arguing about getting more power – and make proper use what we’ve already got.
Also: Scottish Tories offer to mediate with Holyrood as devolved governments try to block the Withdrawal Bill; and a loyalist paramilitary group bids to be legalised.
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.
Capping the value of land adjacent to a new motorway, and recouping a charge from those who develop it, would help fund essential new roads.
All agree that something must be done. But everyone would prefer that someone else is the one to do it.
More powers for Andy Street in the West Midlands should just be the start.
Also: SNP split on path forward as Salmond plots return; Welsh Assembly to exclude monoglot English-speakers from posts; Irish leader opposed Ulster poll.
London gets over half the spending – but has less than five per cent of England’s roads.
Also: Sturgeon follows May to offer ‘relaunch’ of government; separatist MPs join Soubry’s Continuity Remain caucus.
Brexit will provide new opportunities for the north-east to export across the world.
The row over the DUP fits into a long and inglorious tradition of mainland approbation towards, and ignorance of, Ulster Unionists.
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.