Also: Reports of strong Tory performance and start of the Salmond trial casts shadow over the SNP; DUP claim they will have influence after the election.
Posts Tagged: Scotland
Shona Haslam: With three weeks to go here in Lanark & Hamilton East, it is only going to get busier, colder…and crazier.
The Scottish Conservatives do need to build up our activist base. The SNP has been effective in building a loud and bold campaigning force.
Also: Prime Minister mocked over claims Ulster goods won’t face checks; and he takes a tough line on Scottish independence as Corbyn swithers.
Fraser Raleigh: We must continue to campaign for the Union – and shun loose talk of trading off Scottish votes for English ones
As we champion the Union, we need to recognise that each nation is having a subtly different conversation with itself about its future.
James Cleverly: As this election launches, it’s time for us to pull together – and deliver for Britain
Voters have a clear choice: vote Conservative or vote for further indecision, confusion and delay.
Matt Kilcoyne: The Conservative manifesto. Wooing Labour heartlands with socialist policy is a doomed strategy.
The first piece of a series this week about what the Conservative Manifesto should look like.
It would be wrong to see a woman gifted a ‘safe’ seat in a winnable constituency just because there is a lack of female MPs.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
Jan Zeber: How to unleash the power of the Union 3) Culture unites us, and teaches us about one another
The final part of our mini-series with Policy Exchange on rebalancing the Union in the wake of Boris Johnson’s deal.
Warwick Lightfoot and Will Heaven: How to unleash the power of the Union 1) Red, White and Blue-branded projects and funding
The first in a mini-series on Strenghtening the Union in the wake of Johnson’s Brexit deal.
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
Overall, most English voters would rather keep the Union together if it were up to them.
Also: Democratic Unionists ‘under pressure’ over Brexit u-turn; and Gove backs Bowie’s criticism of SNP over no-deal preparations.
We aren’t going to beat Sturgeon by apologising for Brexit and we aren’t going to win the hearts and minds of those Scottish leave voters by being passive about it.
Sarah Ingham: The proper place to call the government to account is not the courts, but the ballot box
MPs should be ever-ready to assert the rights of Parliament over the Executive. But they should not be outsourcing the voters’ job to judges.