Could the SNP refuse such an offer?
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At our Post-Election Conference, UKIP’s only MP was put on the spot, and others were applauded as they outlined great things which can now be achieved.
The Tories are losing this campaign. Sir Anthony Garner’s memorial service. Mrs Keith Simpson trashes my property rights. And: Boris is on all fours with Theresa May
The personal allowance is up from £6,475 to £10,475: 26 million people are now keeping more of their own money.
What does the current leadership of the Party think? It has placed no strong reaffirmation of the Union in the election manifesto.
Also: Welsh Conservative leader disowns the national manifesto; and Villiers defends the party’s choice of candidates in Northern Ireland.
The nub of his case is that the long-term future of the Union is more important than this election campaign – which is, by its nature, short-term.
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Tory peers accuse Government of treating them “with contempt”; ignoring amendments to poorly debated bills
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There were some noteworthy questions in the House of Lords yesterday. If Lord Tebbit gets the memos from modernisers at… Read more »
Lord Forsyth of Drumlean is a former Secretary of State for Scotland. Speaking in the House of Lords yesterday, he… Read more »