The former minister upholds tuition fees, points out that these are good for the poor, and attacks academic resistance to competition.
Posts Tagged: Alex Salmond
It’s unimaginable that Westminster would have acted towards Scotland as Madrid has acted towards Catalonia.
Also: SNP split on path forward as Salmond plots return; Welsh Assembly to exclude monoglot English-speakers from posts; Irish leader opposed Ulster poll.
Yes, she’s eyeing up a move. But it is not to Downing Street. It is to Bute House – the residence of the First Minister of Scotland.
As the SNP have a terrible night, the Tories post their best seat total north of the border since 1983.
Ruth Davidson MSP: The SNP’s independence plans have been exposed as delusional – when will they come clean?
Sturgeon and Swinney must stop relying on Salmond’s belligerent and baseless assertions.
How long will the laughter last?
The former ground the Commons to a halt in his campaign for Home Rule. That wouldn’t be so easy for the SNP. But they will make their presence felt…
Interview: Jacob Rees-Mogg – “I think the love-bombing of UKIP voters would be an intelligent strategy”
He contends that we have become “a classless society” – and will set out in his election address his demands for our EU renegotiation.
In Coldstream, on the border between Scotland and England, the leader of the Scottish Conservatives is confident that Salmond will not break up the UK.
England as a whole would be strong enough to cope, but what of the region furthest North?
Jaber Jabbour: What a visit to Glasgow taught me about Scots, and the Conservatives’ role in saving the Union
Given an opportunity to campaign for Better Together, I – like many Conservatives – got stuck in.
Some of the ruling tribes are on the way to becoming lost tribes, banished forever to the political wilderness
Also: Lessons for unionists as Canada emerges from the shadow of separatism; and MoD accused of leaking against the Welsh government.
Conservative parties are rooted in specific circumstances, particular traditions – if that vital context disappears then so does our purpose