Whatever happened to the conviction and consistency of Cameron’s early years as party leader? Nowadays, it’s hard to know what his beliefs really are.
When British planes fly to Iraq, will they really be doing more than “mowing the grass”?
Demagogic attacks by UKIP and the SNP on the Conservatives and Labour are inspired by an unacknowledged and unrealistic egalitarianism.
Also: questions on next week’s party conference. Are you going? And if not, why not?
There are ways in which Commons debates and votes can be engineered – and not “in tandem and at the same pace” as plans for Scotland.
It’s as Unionists that they are enjoying a modest revival. And it’s as Unionists that they can seek to further it.
English votes for English laws, soft and hard versions. English Parliament, soft and hard versions. Cutting the number of Scottish MPs. Doing nothing at all.
Downing Street is mulling a means of putting Labour on the spot. How inspiring it would be to see evidence that it’s more than a tactical wheeze.
If Scottish MPs feel they are “second class” by no longer being able to vote on matters which are nothing to do with them, then too bad.
For your post-referendum delectation, a snapshot from the 1970s of a truly British national conversation.
Number 10′s exam crisis style of leadership has once again been found wanting – but, this time, on a matter so serious that it cannot be allowed to continue.
Let us take you through the morning after the night before.
Cameron’s “vow” to Scotland, apparently at the expense of England, has caused deep unease.
What times will the declarations come in? How a farmer tackled vandalism of his No posters. How many SNP supporters will be voting No?
Pundits and parties try to work out how it’s going; one polling station arrest; further MPs express concerns about the Barnett Formula.