Also: Cairns criticised over future of Swansea tidal lagoon; SNP squeeze private schools as teacher crisis deepends; and Foster ‘was not fully warned’ about RHI risks.
Posts Tagged: Welsh Conservatives
Also: Welsh Labour abandon investigation into Sargeant as Jones faces fresh accusations; and Mundell suggests a dangerous retreat on EU powers.
Their aggressive campaign against the scandal-mired First Minister is helping to keep one of Labour’s most senior elected figures off the national chessboard.
Also: DUP gear up for enhanced role whilst working on border compromise; and Holyrood committee shows its teeth and plunges SNP policy into chaos.
Hammond tries to lure Stormont back to its feet with yet more powers; Scots Tories highlight Budget role; and more.
We have a duty to the future of Conservatism in Wales, and to the electorate on the whole, to engage in the fight on Welsh terms.
Also: Prison reform campaigner compares Wales to Australia; Foster praises May’s speech; Scottish Labour leadership challengers urge party to vote down Brexit deal.
Also: Unionists accuse Sinn Fein of ‘ploy’ over talks; prominent Cybernat arrested; Ulster court throws out gay marriage case; and more.
An unanticipated surge in Labour support shouldn’t lead us to lose sight of the possibility of a long term shift in working class support towards our party.
Lord Ashcroft: “She called the snap election, and can’t be bothered turning up to it”. My final general election focus groups
Some voters have gone off Theresa May over the course of the campaign – but many won’t switch to Labour because of Brexit.
Conservatives in Scotland and Wales should make it their mission to break the stifling consensus in Cardiff and Edinburgh – and embrace cross-border comparisons.
The Welsh Conservatives are up 80 seats. The SNP miss out on majority control in Glasgow.
Continuing our series on the key contests in each region and nation.
They could even tie with Labour. If they build in their 2015 success (and learn from their 2016 disappointment) more seats are definitely within reach.
Also: Brokenshire sets Good Friday deadline for talks as UUP elect new leader; and Welsh Tories regain second place as Reckless ‘re-rats’ from UKIP.