It is better for the Government to demonstrate the statistical evidence for them (if there is enough) rather than force compliance.
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He also claims Scotland doesn’t have powers it needs to respond to the Covid-19 crisis “in the way that it should”.
Four decades on, history seems likely to vindicate those who warned that devolution would undermine the United Kingdom.
Also: Plaid suspend high-profile candidate over antisemitic comments; DUP call on O’Neill to ‘step aside’; and Anglesey spared shake-up of Welsh seats.
Andrew Gimson’s PMQs sketch: Johnson would rather be “Wrong but Wromantic” than “Right but Repulsive”
Starmer finds himself the bearer of bad news, a Roundhead reproaching the Cavalier PM for holding out the prospect of a rosy future.
Also: DUP demand clarity from Johnson over customs checks, and Abolish the Welsh Assembly get their first representative in it.
Graham Gudgin: To meet its infrastructure ambitions, the Government should spend more on capital investment
It should take advantage of the current macro-economic environment afforded by low borrowing costs, to provide stable – and sizeable – funding.
The battle to re-open state schools rages across the UK. Also: Mohammed Asghar, Conservative member of the Welsh Assembly, passed away this week.
The proposition is backed by more than a third of those prepared to say how they’d vote – including an overwhelming majority of Tories.
Theresa May’s former Chief of Staff takes issue with the Deputy Editor of this site – and argues that the Labour leader may yet make it to Number Ten.
Looking through the wrong end of the telescope. The problem isn’t too many divorces. It’s too few marriages.
The Government’s plans for divorce law reform are the lesser of two evils. But it needs to think more and act decisively to help couples who stay married.
Emma Webb: Scotland’s new Hate Crime Bill imposes a new system of blasphemy. It urgently needs rejecting.
The legislation is aimed at stopping prejudice, but it can easily be used to silence debates on gender identity.
A limited suspension is one thing, lasting change would be another. And so often, nothing is so permanent as the temporary.
In 2016, 38 per cent of voters in Scotland backed Brexit. So why is the Party currently stuck at 23 per cent in the polls for next year’s Holyrood election?
“I didn’t have the knowledge I have now back then,” she responds when asked why mistakes were made.