Also: Prime Minister mocked over claims Ulster goods won’t face checks; and he takes a tough line on Scottish independence as Corbyn swithers.
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Conventional wisdom is that the Party will suffer a serious setback north of the border. The Prime Minister must resource a more optimistic strategy.
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.
Also: Democratic Unionists attack Corbyn for backing IRA as it murdered judges; and growing concern of risk of loyalist violence against backstop.
Also: Johnson says he’ll refuse the SNP legal authorisation for another independence referendum; Varadkar warned against imposing settlement on unionists.
Henry Hill: Scottish Nationalists, Democratic Unionists, and Sinn Fein put themselves on a war footing
Also: Holyrood system would not serve the purported aims of Tomkins’ new party; Scottish court rejects bit to block prorogation; and IRA in spotlight over donation.
I have missed parents’ evenings, my daughter’s secondary school induction ceremony, and numerous other events because of three-line whip council meetings.
Plus: Brexit Derangement Syndrome sufferers have gone fully tonto due to prorogation. And three cheers for Andrew Neil.
Henry Hill: Post-Ruth politics – the battle over her legacy will shape the future of the Scottish Tories
Davidson’s successors must not let recognition of her extraordinary achievements to turn into counter-productive myth-making and a counsel of despair.
The outgoing Scottish Conservative leader wishes to focus her energies on being a “daughter, sister, partner, and friend”, as well as a mother.
Henry Hill: GERS Day – Scottish Government’s own statistics punch fresh hole in the case for independence
“When otherwise sensible folk, holding down serious jobs, devise and propagate all manner of conspiracy theories, as well as insult Scottish Government analysts…”
Labour politicians pandering to nationalist sentiment, and Remainers colluding with separatists in Parliament, are a clear and present danger.
That’s the first time this has been the case for more than two years – though the majority is small.
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