The current tax regime levies much higher taxes on one of Britain’s most important exports than on other forms of alcohol.
Posts Tagged: Scotland
Even when the question is properly specified, they offer voters a binary choice without any consideration of the consequences that potentially flow.
Also: Merkel ally threatens ‘divide and rule’ approach to Ulster; SNP put far-right extremist on candidates list; Labour expel members fighting Northern Irish election; and more.
Let the leftover Blairites retro-absorb the LibDems: there’s your centre-Left. Most of the rest of usare quite happy to be governed by the centre-Right Super Party.
In my area, transport, there will be better jobs on the roads, at the airports and on rail, and more business success elsewhere.
There is growing support for the Aberdeen Conservatives.
Also: Sinn Fein tries to win special status for Ulster (by ignoring London); Daisley exposes the SNP’s one-party Scotland; and more.
Plus: rate the Cabinet, and share your views on the most likely outcome of the next general election.
The report I have been working on over the past year will provide the Government with a clear strategy to help tackle rough sleeping.
Also: May ‘intensifies’ work with devolved leaders on Brexit; Brokenshire attacks one-sided Troubles inquiries; Scottish Labour will ‘never’ back another referendum; and more.
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.
Jeremy Sher: Future referendums should require a majority of the Home Nations, not just a majority of the people
Our democratic rules have not kept pace with the changing nature of the Union.
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.
Yes, the Government is unlikely to block outright an SNP demand for a rematch. But that’s not the only card in her hand.
Chris Grayling: Don’t underestimate Corbyn – and how he could use a hung Parliament to become Prime Minister
John Curtice wrote recently about how the Labour leader could limp to power backed by the LibDems and the SNP.