Tacking towards the devocrat consensus and positioning for a pact with Plaid seems to be the preferred option, but it looks like a tactical cul-de-sac.
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Fresh thinking on vocational and technical education is a good start, but fundamental questions about higher education and the state’s role in it remain.
Also: Home Office plans for stop-and-search on Ulster border spark criticism; debate stirs on abolishing the Welsh Assembly; and DUP slammed for ignoring Westminster.
The online retail revolution has brought more convenience and lower prices to millions. Fighting it is an unworthy mission for a pro-consumer party.
Also: Welsh Labour MP urged to resign equalities brief over ‘homophobic bullying’ allegations; Electoral Commission drop probe into DUP; and more.
Bath, Bishop Auckland, Bristol North West, Peterborough, and Wirral West are seeking candidates, as are several northern cities.
Also: Welsh Tory leadership hopefuls would put pacts with other parties to the membership; unionists turn on Robinson over united Ireland comments; and more.
That the MP for Corby feels able to accept an office vacated over opposition to Chequers illustrates division amongst the Brexiteers.
Polling Conservative members is a tricky business, but these mutually reinforcing findings suggests our free, monthly survey is up to the task.
A generation of voters is coming of age with no memory of Iraq. They could grant him a new place in the history books – or even the Government.
Also: Pro-UK think-tanks torpedoes SNP’s economic case for independence; Plaid suffers ‘major rift’ as MP savages Wood; and more.
The Prime Minister completes the mini-reshuffle she started last week. Will she now give the new appointees a chance to grow into the role?
All but one of the current team has been appointed since May became Prime Minister. What institutional memory are they supposed to draw on?
If change was needed at the whips’ office, it isn’t at all clear why it was this change.
Since claims that he ordered pairs to be broken aren’t being denied, he must go.