The significance of the Northern Ireland SpAd’s tweet lies less in its content than its author – and that it has been issued at all.
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John Hayes: Talking of threats to the Belfast Agreement, here’s another – this abortion bill to be considered next week
The British Government has repeatedly and recently confirmed that abortion law has long been a devolved matter, and it should stay that way.
It isn’t just pro-Brexit MPs who should be watching the Prime Minister carefully. It’s pro-Union ones: in other words, all of them.
The key question now for Conservative MPs is whether they can support the UK being trapped in a customs union – and the dismemberment of the Union itself.
It will help Davidson solidify her grip on the unionist base, and give swing voters minded for a change from the SNP fewer alternatives to consider.
Also: Bradley retains May’s confidence as she takes belated action on MLA salaries; Plaid’s new, right-wing leader offers prospect of Tory pact; and more.
And: Churchill-mania, Moggmania, and the passion of Rory Stewart. Plus: too many lobbyists.
It’s a Labour special: Leonard contradicts Corbyn to rule out support for second Scottish referendum; and Jones offers cash boost to firms affected by Brexit.
Alex Hedger: Corbyn sells the pass on a second Scottish referendum. And the Coalition of Chaos stirs in its unquiet grave.
The Labour leader is ready to bargain his way to power by bidding for the support of the SNP in the event of a hung Parliament.
Also: Salmond faces mounting pressure over allegations; Welsh Labour scrap electoral college for leadership vote; DUP maintain tough border stance; and more.
Davidson says “I will not be a candidate.” Where does the Tory left look for a leadership contender?
One can conjure up the names of former Ministers, present Ministers and backbenchers. But only one of them presently sits at the Cabinet table.
Last week, I sowed wild bird seed mixtures so that, in the spring, some of our fields will be ablaze with nectar plants and buzzing with insects once more.
Also: Davies pledges more diversity and radicalism from the Welsh Tories; fears of Labour stitch-up in race to replace Jones; and more.
Falling standards, the cutting of college places, and the capping of courses available to Scots at Scottish universities are the direct consequence of their policy.
Also: Government accused of ‘appeasing the IRA’ over Ulster veterans; Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls in data row; and DUP urge end to Stormont boycott.