Leaving the EU will see new opportunities and challenges for the United Kingdom as a whole – and the Party needs to fight back in Scotland.
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In vino veritas: talking to voters in pubs usually works. We saw how four of these five contests could be expected to play out.
The first piece in a new mini-series looks at the challenges posed across the four nations by 2019’s political melee.
Fraser Raleigh: We must continue to campaign for the Union – and shun loose talk of trading off Scottish votes for English ones
As we champion the Union, we need to recognise that each nation is having a subtly different conversation with itself about its future.
Jan Zeber: How to unleash the power of the Union 3) Culture unites us, and teaches us about one another
The final part of our mini-series with Policy Exchange on rebalancing the Union in the wake of Boris Johnson’s deal.
Warwick Lightfoot and Will Heaven: How to unleash the power of the Union 1) Red, White and Blue-branded projects and funding
The first in a mini-series on Strenghtening the Union in the wake of Johnson’s Brexit deal.
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
Overall, most English voters would rather keep the Union together if it were up to them.
Even Corbyn’s Labour is wary of assaulting his free school and academy legacy directly.
James Frayne: Why a populist programme wouldn’t work for Johnson. Working class voters aren’t values votes.
Middle class hostility to the working class and lower middle class is common, while working class and lower middle class hostility is practically non-existent.
So we’ve had NHS, policing and immigration plans from Johnson. Stand ready for a schools spending pledge.
He committed during the leadership election contest to raise it to £5000 per pupil – and level up outside London.
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
Dean Godson: There are plenty of ideas on the centre-right. Here’s how it can create a new, decent, patriotric consensus.
Despite polarisation on Brexit, there is more agreement among voters than often appears – and therefore more cause for optimism.
It should be about the relationships between towns, cities and regions, as well as between the four nations that make up our United Kingdom.
James Frayne: The angry stereotype of Leave voters was false – but blocking Brexit risks making it true
Last week’s Question Time audience in Derby delivered a warning shot when they cheered the prospect of No Deal.