And Williamson’s negative rating halves in the wake of his intervention in the Batley Mohammed cartoons row.
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Douglas Ross, Nicola Sturgeon, Anas Sarwar, Willie Rennie and Lorna Slater lock horns in yesterday’s BBC event.
WATCH: “Neither Sturgeon’s nationalists or Salmond’s nationalists are focussed on rebuilding Scotland,” Ross declares
“They are determined to have another referendum – even if it is an illegal, wildcat one,” warns the Scottish Conservative leader.
Henry Hill: Ross’s blitzkrieg didn’t bring down Sturgeon, but Fabius Johnson can yet deny her the prize
The constitutional struggle is a long game, and in the ‘war of position’ unionism is in a stronger position than the SNP would have you think.
Interview with Douglas Ross: Sturgeon is not in the clear, and is part of a “conspiracy against getting out the truth”
The Scottish Conservative leader calls for devolution from Holyrood to local councils, and says he is looking forward to campaigning with Boris Johnson.
Jamie Blackett: Scottish Tories should put country before party and back ‘All for Unity’ on the list vote
Playing for second place is not good enough. It may be difficult to deliver, but an expansive pro-UK electoral alliance is our best hope.
Our post-Budget Cabinet League Table. Sunak is still second – though his score is his lowest as Chancellor since Covid.
Mind you, he retains a strongly positive rating. Truss remains top – and Lord Frost comes straight in at fourth.
The Budget should be a big reset moment for post-Brexit, post-Covid Britain. It risks being lost amidst a rush to tax rises.
It will probe whether or or not Sunak can prepare the country for that future – and perhaps succeed Johnson himself, “one fine day”.
Johnson is up to ninth from fifth from bottom, Gove jumps up to near the top quarter, Hancock is clearer from the relegation zone – and Truss stays top.
Wallace is well up, Gove down, and Patel much the same in the wake of that bullying report – and Johnson and Hancock just outside negative ratings.
Luke Springthorpe and Alan O’Kelly: If you cherish the United Kingdom, join the #LoveOurUnion campaign
At Conservative Progress, we’re determined to stop the separatists having the run of the debate and emphasise what binds Britain together.
SNP ministers are blocking witnesses and withholding legal advice. Can the opposition capitalise?
Garvan Walshe: Gloomy Sturgeon projects competence. The Government doesn’t – and the Union may be the price it pays.
The Scottish leader has always tried to temper expectations about the country’s fight with Covid. This could pay off in an independence referendum.
Fox floated a new Parliamentary committee to “determine that decisions across all parts of Government have been taken on the best available evidence”.
All in all, it’s much of a muchness – with Douglas Ross down by about 25 points, now that his Party Conference coverage has faded.