I hope this work, which entails listening to party members, communities and businesses, will help to shape the future thinking of the Party.
Also: Salmond faces mounting pressure over allegations; Welsh Labour scrap electoral college for leadership vote; DUP maintain tough border stance; and more.
Falling standards, the cutting of college places, and the capping of courses available to Scots at Scottish universities are the direct consequence of their policy.
Also: Government accused of ‘appeasing the IRA’ over Ulster veterans; Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls in data row; and DUP urge end to Stormont boycott.
A new biography fails to convey the Scottish Conservative Leader’s gusto, but does show how traditional she is.
Increasing, training, and valuing our membership is absolutely crucial to building the first-rate campaigning machine we need.
Also: Home Office plans for stop-and-search on Ulster border spark criticism; debate stirs on abolishing the Welsh Assembly; and DUP slammed for ignoring Westminster.
Look at how the Scottish Conservatives gained from the 2010 Sanderson Review. Now is the perfect time to do the same in Wales.
Holyrood has led the race for greater state intervention in people’s lives, and power has never felt more removed from voters’ concerns.
Also: Foster attends Orange Order march in Scotland; pressure mounts on Wood as Plaid challengers break cover; Sturgeon forced to ditch new minister; and more.
Also: Grieve says Irish Sea border is ‘completely unacceptable’; Sturgeon reshuffles Cabinet as SNP delay flagship education bill.
There is no natural majority for independence in Scotland. It will only happen if unionists keep getting it wrong.
Also: Davidson wisely opposed ‘The Vow’ in 2014; Jones proposes special conference to decide Welsh Labour leadership election rules; and more.
Also: Davidson calls for ’emotion bonds’ of the Union to be strengthened; SNP face tough choices on independence ‘summer offensive’; and more.
May is right to press ahead with the Withdrawal Bill. Westminster’s prerogatives should be defended tactfully, but they must be defended.