Also: true scale of the Irish Protocol’s impact on commerce, and Stormont’s ‘rank incompetence’, show how Ulster unionism needs a refresh.
Posts Tagged: DUP
The move, which aims to increase parliamentary scrutiny of the Government, is also signed by Labour and DUP representatives.
Henry Hill: It is past time the Government worked out a British interpretation of the Belfast Agreement
Both the Prime Minister and his predecessor have failed to challenge the green-tinted vision of the treaty offered up by Dublin and its outriders.
Stephen Booth: Why the row about the Northern Ireland Protocol suggests that the EU’s position isn’t quite as strong as it likes to think
How plausible is it that the UK would zealously enforce EU rules in a scenario in which trade agreement talks have broken down acrimoniously?
Also: Defence of Westminster’s national role sparks devocrat fury; Salmond inquiry puts Sturgeon’s husband in the spotlight; and more.
Garvan Walshe: Breaking the Withdrawal Agreement risks the No Deal Brexit this Government was elected to avoid
The Tories’ plan will be blocked by the Lords, anyway, as it contradicts the party’s promise to implement the agreement made in November 2019.
Henry Hill: If Gove and Johnson want to save Britain, they’re going to have to use the word ‘Britain’
Also: Galloway shakes up Holyrood battle with new unionist alliance; DUP wracked by major rebellion over Stormont reform; and more.
Henry Hill: Davies touts ‘devolution revolution’ as the Welsh Tories try to shield their unionist flank
Also: Johnson in Scotland to fight back against the SNP; Tory backbenchers set up new unionist research caucus; and more devolved woe in Ulster.
Also: Plaid suspend high-profile candidate over antisemitic comments; DUP call on O’Neill to ‘step aside’; and Anglesey spared shake-up of Welsh seats.
Also: DUP demand clarity from Johnson over customs checks, and Abolish the Welsh Assembly get their first representative in it.
The battle to re-open state schools rages across the UK. Also: Mohammed Asghar, Conservative member of the Welsh Assembly, passed away this week.
The proposition is backed by more than a third of those prepared to say how they’d vote – including an overwhelming majority of Tories.
Theresa May’s former Chief of Staff takes issue with the Deputy Editor of this site – and argues that the Labour leader may yet make it to Number Ten.
First Minister reacts to news that there will be border checks on goods between Northern Ireland and UK mainland.
The Prime Minister has avoided some of the potential dangers, but nonetheless introduced a border inside the United Kingdom.