Also: Gove warns the Electoral Commission not to ‘waste time’ on SNP demands; Scottish Nationalists showing the strain as problems mount; and more.
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Also: Carlaw and Johnson meet to discuss tweaks to the points-based immigration system; the SNP make trouble over the Irish Protocol; and more.
Also: Plaid fined almost £30,000 for misreporting donations worth half a million pounds; Labour hopefuls sing from devolution’s tattered hymnal; and more.
Adrian Mason: Why should non-Labour North Wales be the prisoner of the socialist monopoly in South Wales?
What has been the Conservative Party ‘s response at Westminster to this situation? Incredibly, it has been to offer Wales even more devolution.
The Party actually gained ground in both nations – but the Scots were overtaken by a Nationalist surge, whilst the Welsh were not.
The Welsh Political Barometer, for example, forecasts a great night for the Conservatives. They can’t both be right.
Where the Tories have rallied in Scotland, Labour appear to have done so here. There is a broad range of possible Conservative targets, but only a few anticipated gains.
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.
Analysis of current polls shows the Party picking up nine or ten seats; my own sources suggest it will be more like six.
Matt Kilcoyne: The Conservative manifesto. Wooing Labour heartlands with socialist policy is a doomed strategy.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
The two parties have different Brexit policies, and it would therefore be impossible for them to project a united appeal.
It may not be agreed at all with the EU – and if it is the numbers in the Commons are very tight indeed by our calculation.
Wales needs a genuinely patriotic party not a regionalist surrender party of Brussels courtesans which would reduce Wales to a voiceless province in the EU’s soft empire.
An agreement is unlikely to be reached at all. But these estimates, however rough, should give pause for thought.
If you like laws or sausages you shouldn’t watch either being made. Neither is the anatomy of the Cardiff Bay malfunction pretty.