The Scottish Conservative leader is fine-tuning the art of intervening on the subject in a way which emphasises not just her own liberal credentials, but the Party’s.
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It theoretically commits the DUP to support the Government for the whole Parliament, but it’s up for review in two years and that’s when the money runs out.
Yielding on the principle of residency would not have averted disputes on vital details, save by weakening the British negotiating position.
The Supreme Court recently made it very clear that the courtesies built into devolution do not diminish the sovereignty of Parliament.
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It sounds as if either the newspapers or some MPs aren’t entirely sure in their grasp of the Party’s procedures.
The two parties have proven that they can work effectively together in normal circumstances. These are not normal circumstances.
An under-informed London media is allowing the province to be cruelly misrepresented. Ulster voices are the only antidote.
Divisions between London and Edinburgh are being overplayed – the Scottish leadership will not want an early election.
Victory poses his internal opponents with a painful dilemma, and a lot may hinge on how they resolve it.
Those who are left of party centre are breaking cover to attack ‘Mayism’, whilst Brexiteers seem to be rallying around the Prime Minister.
As the SNP have a terrible night, the Tories post their best seat total north of the border since 1983.
Concluding our ConservativeHome series on the key contests in each region or nation.