Also: Labour hint at laws compelling private businesses to deal in Welsh; SNP divided over ‘soft indy’ call; and DUP hold their line on the backstop.
Posts Tagged: Scotland
It should be about the relationships between towns, cities and regions, as well as between the four nations that make up our United Kingdom.
We regret the Party being less broad a tent than it did this morning. But the position of these MPs had become impossible – and intolerable.
Yes, our system favours the established parties. But it is not invulnerable to change. This could be the start of a breakthrough.
The failure of the SDP by no means proves that a new movement of this kind is doomed to failure.
Meghan Gallacher: The SNP is breaking its election pledge to limit Council Tax rises to three per cent
There will also be a levy on workplace car parking places. Residents could be taxed hundreds of pounds a year for driving into work.
Also: Backlash grows against SNP’s new tax; Labour AM apologises for antisemitic comment; and Scottish Tories say they’ve stopped Johnson.
But there are dangers that a future push for fiscal responsibility could be mischaracterised as ‘Conservative cuts’.
Glaswegians have seen increases in their taxes – but no improvement in local services. This is why Conservatives are standing up for hard-working families.
It would be responsible for promoting the British brand right across the country – and there is a lot to promote.
Also: DUP urge Government to adopt more aggressive approach to EU negotiations; Cardiff Conservative councillor reinstated; and more.
Also: Car bombing in Londonderry sparks concerns of ‘Brexit violence’ as SDLP announce partnership with Fianna Fail.
25 questions about (another) early general election – and the horror show it could be for the Conservatives
The more one thinks about it, the more problematic it becomes.
A party which usually operates with an almost eerie level of phalanx-like discipline is struggling to contain a split at the very top.
Stewart Jackson: Don’t pivot to the Customs Union, Prime Minister – it could destroy the Conservative Party
Breaking her promise in such a way would enrage many voters, divide her Party, and cost the nation dearly in lost Brexit opportunities.
Also: Scottish and Welsh Labour re-admit AM and councillor in antisemitism rows; and SDLP look south to merger with major Republic party.