Those looking to find what she really stands for may one day get an answer. But the point for the here and now is: she seeks to dominate the mainstream.
Posts Tagged: Devolution
A look back at 1997 shows how transient landslides can be. City devolution gives Tories the chance to bed themselves in properly in new parts of the political map.
One place where there is unlikely to be any dithering is the West Midlands. The prospect of someone like Andy Street becoming mayor is hugely exciting.
The general election may have put the latest crisis on hold, but the dominance of Stormont’s ‘big two’ will keep causing problems.
It has also contradicted its stance that “laws which impact the people of Wales should be made in Wales”.
Also: Brokenshire sets Good Friday deadline for talks as UUP elect new leader; and Welsh Tories regain second place as Reckless ‘re-rats’ from UKIP.
Also: why the Prime Minister is playing for time on a second Scottish independence referendum; and veteran Welsh MP says her support for devolution ‘a mistake’.
“It is extremely disappointing that an Executive has not been formed in Northern Ireland today. There will be widespread dismay across the community.”
The seat of our national politics is deeply unfashionable in constitutional circles, but is essential to a well-governed and united kingdom.
Also: Jones calls for grand council to create a federalist vision for Labour, and Government rebuffs Irish leader over Ulster comments.
But more control should also be handed down to Scottish local authorities.
His position as an adviser was more than decorative and he will be a loss. But as someone or other once put it, there is no alternative.
They’ve fumbled a strong unionist position into a serious setback. Let it at least provoke a long-overdue shake-up in capital-U Unionist thinking.
“The SNP play politics as though it were a game. But politics is not a game.” May’s speech to the Scottish Conservatives: full text
“People in Scotland deserve a First Minister who is focused on their priorities – raising standards in education, taking care of the health service, reforming criminal justice.”
Also: Jones wants to turn Britain into a ‘mini-EU’; Ulster goes to the polls tomorrow; and Khan lands himself in hot water with Scottish nationalists.