Scottish Labour want to make cutting taxes effectively unconstitutional – with Ed Miliband’s blessing.
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Also: Plaid take hard line against UKIP; ‘Amnesty letter’ investigations begin; and questions for Ruth Davidson.
The Government has rocked the Yes campaign onto the back foot – now it’s the Opposition’s turn.
Brian Monteith: The divergences and differences within Scotland – and how they’ll impact on the poll
Its many divisions – by age, religion, class and geography – breeds a complex politics which it is too easily misunderstood.
Many Conservatives don’t seem to realise the full ramifications a defeat would bring for our nation and our party.
Also: Police find ‘no evidence of criminality’ in Unite’s Falkirk emails; Ian S Smart sees Tory chance in SNP weakness; and Wales could lose £7m to English universities.
Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Tories, has an optimistic message for colleagues around the UK
She tells Andrew Gimson that Scottish Conservatives are determined to defend the UK, and may even prosper by doing so.
Also: ‘Tartan terrorist’ appeals extradition from Ireland, and Union backs NI police officer as Gerry Kelly avoids charges
Grant Shapps starts a new drive for more members, better data and a renewed grassroots.
Conservatives are working hard to keep Scotland in the Union, and it’s working. Moving the EU referendum to 2014 risks giving Alex Salmond a lifeline.
New ways of finding and recruiting supporters offer an alternative to declining party membership.