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.
Posts Tagged: Scotland
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.
Will Tanner and Guy Miscampbell: A graduate tax cut would put money back in the pockets of young people
The costs could be offset by encouraging a tenth of students away from low-value university and towards higher-value technical education.
The first department to need boosting post-March. The Treasury? Business? Transport? No: Northern Ireland.
The challenge to “our precious union” will be as much constitutional as economic – Deal, No Brexit…or No Deal especially.