In ensuring that the Belfast Agreement is properly understood and appreciated in Washington, the British Embassy needs to be at the top of its game.
Much the best way to embarrass its members at Westminster would be to hail them as friends and fellow members of the Establishment.
The broad constitutional consensus Starmer cited is fragile, and based on part on a substantial minority of unionists falsifying their preferences.
The Adam Smith Institute’s latest webinar addressed the urgent question of why existing pro-UK strategies aren’t working, and what needs to change.
Also: Kawczynski clashes with colleagues over the future of Welsh devolution; Government capitulates on an Irish Sea border; and more.
The perils and volatility that the Coronavirus – that ultimate leveller-down – brings with it suddenly endanger last year’s near-landslide winner.
This intake represents over a quarter of all Conservative MPs. It will have a huge impact on the outlook and culture of Parliament as a whole.
A shout-out for Henry Hill’s series, which we believe that it holds up very well. Only a few more hours to go now.
“Spot on” policy questions to Johnson and Hunt in Birmingham yesterday showed Tory activists as they really are.
Tempting as it might be to blame Brexit, it has only revealed the problem, the roots of which stretch back long before 2016.
Scepticism is always a healthy attitude – but the spin being pumped out this weekend merits even more than normal.
Also: Scottish Conservatives keep up the pressure over fishing and the backstop; Plaid set out new front bench; and Bradley empowers Northern Irish civil service.
Also: Welsh Labour MP urged to resign equalities brief over ‘homophobic bullying’ allegations; Electoral Commission drop probe into DUP; and more.
Also: Three Plaid AMs call for leadership challenge against Wood; Foster breaks new ground at LGBT event; and Sargeant inquiry may not report until Jones steps down.
It looks to be the least bad medium-term means of settling the future of abortion laws in Northern Ireland.