Also: Drakeford strikes a deal with the Welsh Nationalists in Cardiff Bay; Sturgeon insists she’s going nowhere.
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We hear less from the “you signed it!” crowd now Brussels is seeking remedies outside the terms of the agreement.
Also: Court rules that Lewis has failed in his responsibility to provide abortion services in Ulster; Sturgeon accused of Covid cover-up.
WATCH: “I am very confident that Scotland will vote for independence when the question is next put” – Sturgeon
The First Minister admits the decision on the date will be based on when “they can best win it. Any politician would factor in those judgments.”
Doing so won’t get us to the promised land of herd immunity, and may well compromise their immuno-response systems.
David Green: The Government should tell the SNP that any referendum must give parts of Scotland the right to remain
It should seize the initiative and challenge the right of the party to speak for all Scots.
Also: Donaldson to lead DUP from Westminster after no MLA will make room for him in Stormont.
Henry Hill: The UK Internal Market Act empowers Johnson to take the fight to Sturgeon on drugs policy
Whilst the First Minister flirts with illegal ‘shooting galleries’, the Government can step in to support the rehab beds Scotland really needs.
Easing restrictions when schools ‘are going back’ is a bigger gamble than the Prime Minister made, he claims.
Also: Ministers give opponents of Troubles amnesty six weeks to propose alternatives and square off to the devocrats over freeports.
The process of leaving brutally exposed some of the UK’s shortcomings. But a Remain vote would have hid them, not solved them.
Henry Hill: If Wales is last to unlock, will Welsh business pay the price for our disjointed approach to Covid-19?
When the rules are set in Cardiff Bay and the tab is picked up in London, there are lots of cracks to fall through.
Our panel, including Scottish Conservative Leader Douglas Ross, discuss the impact of the recent Holyrood election.
WATCH: Sturgeon criticises “lack of respect for Scottish democracy that this UK government has demonstrated over quite some time”
She says it would be “absurd and completely outrageous” if it challenged the Scottish parliament in court over legislation on another referendum.
We don’t read her as a quitter. And the next election may come as early as 2023. But if she does step down before it, you read it here first.