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Also: Corbyn tries to rally support with Scottish tour; Clark in Dublin to keep Ulster’s lights on during no-deal Brexit; and huge scale of Scottish deficit revealed.
Also: Home Office plans for stop-and-search on Ulster border spark criticism; debate stirs on abolishing the Welsh Assembly; and DUP slammed for ignoring Westminster.
Look at how the Scottish Conservatives gained from the 2010 Sanderson Review. Now is the perfect time to do the same in Wales.
Our Cabinet League Table. The Chequers effect blitzes everyone. They’re all down. And May dives to her lowest rating ever.
This is collective punishment for the new Brexit policy. P.S: when ratings fall in this way, place in the table scarcely matters.
Polling Conservative members is a tricky business, but these mutually reinforcing findings suggests our free, monthly survey is up to the task.
James Kanagasooriam: The Conservatives have no secure future as a governing party unless they win many more ethnic minority votes
The good news is that there is an enormous opportunity for the Party – because it is much worse at converting people considering voting Blue into actual voters.
Say what you like about him (and many do), the recently-resigned Foreign Secretary is one of the very few Tories with voter cut-through.
His understated, unpretentious, unexciting style of politics works well in the context of local government. Could it be transposed to Westminster?
And, as Boles says, we will never build the number of homes we need unless the state is building 100,000 a year.
Nicky Morgan: Chope’s upskirting ban veto, and no-deal hard Brexiteers – fellow travellers in the campaign to wreck modernisation
It says it all, really, that an older male Tory MP should object to outlawing a sexual crime which makes use of twenty-first century technology.
Also: Robinson calls for fixed-term border polls in Ulster; Wood sets departure date as leader of Plaid; and the architect of ‘The Vow’ comes out for Scottish independence.
Onward seems set to propound the liberal and Freer the libertarian versions of the globalist agenda. Where does that leave the anti-globalist voters who now back the Tories?
Also: Davidson wisely opposed ‘The Vow’ in 2014; Jones proposes special conference to decide Welsh Labour leadership election rules; and more.
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