Also: Backlash grows against SNP’s new tax; Labour AM apologises for antisemitic comment; and Scottish Tories say they’ve stopped Johnson.
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The next leader must be someone able to woo the unconverted and broaden the Tory tent. As Mayor, he was that candidate. But is he still?
They should eschew the fire-and-forget approach which gave us the Electoral Commission.
Also: SNP insist on leading Holyrood inquiry into Sturgeon’s handling of Salmond allegations; and Ulster Unionists call for Direct Rule in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The Chief Whip has enjoyed something of a boost from last month’s victories on crucial votes, but the overall picture reflects a settled disenchantment.
If the United Kingdom’s negotiating position appears incoherent, much of the blame rests with those who put the legislature in charge.
Also: DUP urge Government to adopt more aggressive approach to EU negotiations; Cardiff Conservative councillor reinstated; and more.
Details of the proposals negotiated to try to bring the Conservative Party together.
Between the idea and the reality, between the motion and the act, falls the shadow.
Also: Car bombing in Londonderry sparks concerns of ‘Brexit violence’ as SDLP announce partnership with Fianna Fail.
The message from our Party members’ panel is clear: activists want no change to exit day – and delaying it would risk a backlash.
Nine in ten respondents to our survey are opposed – just as they were in December.
A party which usually operates with an almost eerie level of phalanx-like discipline is struggling to contain a split at the very top.
David Allen Green has painted an inaccurate and flattering picture of the circumstances in which John Bercow shattered precedent this week.
Also: Scottish and Welsh Labour re-admit AM and councillor in antisemitism rows; and SDLP look south to merger with major Republic party.