Stewart comes under fierce criticism as candidates float Northern Irish proposals; Scottish Tories’ campaign against Johnson peters out; and more.
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In both countries, the votes of both Labour and especially the Conservatives have been squeezed between the Brexiteers and the separatists.
Also: Davidson urges Tories to work harder for Euros; Bradley branded ‘unfit to govern’ by abuse victims; SNP turmoil deepens; and more!
The second in a mini-series of three pieces on this site about anti-Muslim prejudice – and what the Government and Party should do about it.
Also: Mercer resigns over Government’s handling of historical allegations against veterans; and Welsh health minister fends off no-confidence vote after latest scandal.
Andy Maciver: As Johnson’s leadership prospects improve, Scots Tories mull going it alone. Here’s why.
As their conference opens this weekend, they are pondering claims that his ratings north of the border are dismal – and how to respond.
Holyrood already has the powers we need, but the SNP will always put the pursuit of independence first.
Also: Ministry of Defence and Northern Irish Office clash over protecting ex-servicemen and police; and another bad week for Scottish Labour.
The current incumbent tops the list, and is joined by five others, including two councillors.
Also: Dublin urged to ‘come clean’ over support for IRA during the Troubles; Welsh tax powers come into force; and Salmond inquiry tells Sturgeon not to destroy evidence.
Also: Tory MPs lead the charge against prosecutions of ex-servicemen who served in Ulster; Ulster Unionist leader savages DUP; and more.
Also: Ministers brace for fight with SNP over ‘Stronger Towns Fund’; Scottish Government backpedalling hard on welfare devolution; and more.
Davidson has parked the Conservatives there – and the emergence of the Independent Group opens up new opportunities.
Also: Welsh Labour slump in latest poll; SNP push Mundell over post-Brexit funding; DUP resist calls for 50/50 police recruitment – and more.
Also: Backlash grows against SNP’s new tax; Labour AM apologises for antisemitic comment; and Scottish Tories say they’ve stopped Johnson.