Also: Scottish Tories offer to mediate with Holyrood as devolved governments try to block the Withdrawal Bill; and a loyalist paramilitary group bids to be legalised.
Posts Tagged: Ruth Davidson MSP
Members seem to agree that the Prime Minister has staged a mild recovery over the summer.
The problem is that until the Conservatives are serious about selling more state land to build attractive housing it is just talk.
The left will strengthen their position inside Labour, but may push more voters towards the more centrist, avowedly unionist Scottish Conservatives.
Rudd falls with him, May is almost out of negative territory…and Davidson continues to soar up, up and away.
Julian Knight: We can help make the case for capitalism by empowering consumers and customers. Here’s how.
We must show people how markets can make life better for ordinary families by broadening choice, spurring innovation, and driving down prices.
Tim Montgomerie’s new project is big, bold, and imaginative. But how will a journal that doesn’t do news get cut-through? And will it really do so?
“We’re badly trailing in the polls. Corbyn’s up and you’re down. You hired me to get things done and tell you how I see it. Here goes.”
The next manifesto might propose breaking the link between student maintenance costs and parental income by introducing a universal loan.
Also: SNP split on path forward as Salmond plots return; Welsh Assembly to exclude monoglot English-speakers from posts; Irish leader opposed Ulster poll.
The Scottish Conservative leader is fine-tuning the art of intervening on the subject in a way which emphasises not just her own liberal credentials, but the Party’s.
Also: Green candidate mounts legal challenge to Conservative/DUP deal; and Adams comes as close to admitting Brexit hasn’t sold unionists on breaking with Britain.
We face the prospect of extinction in our nation’s capital if we do not take steps to arrest a decline that has been underway for some years.
Wanted: a revived campaign for Brexit of all parties and none. Without it, Remain may snatch victories from defeat.
The news is not all bad for supporters of Leave. But a weakened Government needs third party support to deliver not so much a Soft or Hard Brexit as a clean one.
James Frayne: Back to my case. More reasons why Johnson should become the next Tory leader by acclaim.
New polling shows he’s still the public’s top choice – significantly higher than Ruth Davidson in second and much higher than David Davis in third.