Also: fresh woe for Nicola Sturgeon has her husband, the SNP’s chief executive, appears to contradict her evidence to MSPs on the Salmond scandal.
He did not create the problems which bedevil the Party, and his departure alone will not resolve them.
Also: Spotlight on the literal handful of MPs providing Stormont’s entire opposition; and Scottish Tories offer a budget deal to the SNP.
The Prime Minister’s tour of the United Kingdom sees him square off against nationalists from Sinn Fein, the SNP… and Welsh Labour.
Stewart comes under fierce criticism as candidates float Northern Irish proposals; Scottish Tories’ campaign against Johnson peters out; and more.
As their conference opens this weekend, they are pondering claims that his ratings north of the border are dismal – and how to respond.
Also: Welsh Labour choose their new leader (and First Minister) this afternoon; Scottish Tories attack SNP over tax divergence plans.
A new biography fails to convey the Scottish Conservative Leader’s gusto, but does show how traditional she is.
The Tories are working hard not just to argue but to demonstrate that Scottish interests are best served within British institutions and frameworks.
The history of our party has much to teach us about how to build on our modern successes.
Yes, she’s eyeing up a move. But it is not to Downing Street. It is to Bute House – the residence of the First Minister of Scotland.
The Union needs ‘British politics’, a badly weakened concept. Ruth Davidson must keep her party British, as well as Scottish.
Murdo Fraser MSP, Natalie Elphicke, Andrew Lilico, John Glen MP, Heidi Allen and others respond to Osborne’s statement.
Stoking nationalist sentiment for partisan gain has only fuelled the fires of separatism – the party needs a more credible and principled unionism.
In an almighty battle between head and heart, the level of engagement I saw while campaigning in Scotland was extraordinary.