Our guide to navigating this rare combination of Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, PCC, London and English local elections.
Posts Tagged: Scottish Election 2016
Also: Jones pleads with minor party voters to back Welsh Labour in close fights with Tories; SNP urged to ‘shred’ £10bn deal with Chinese firms accused of human rights abuses; and more.
Also: Dugdale claims Tories are pouring ‘petrol’ on Union; Davies fights back amidst poor polls for Welsh Conservatives; Villiers clashes with Dublin; and more.
The SNP intends to drag Scotland through years of uncertainty. We are offering a positive alternative.
Also: Davies sets out Welsh Conservatives’ whole-life plan; Davidson closes gap with Scottish Labour; Northern Irish Labour rebel and contest elections; Scottish left clash over tax and oil; and more.
Also: Welsh Tories set out tax cut plan as they slip into third; SNP accused of dirty tricks and misleading the public; Welsh anti-UKIP campaign launched; and more.
Ruth Davidson: The SNP is on course to win in May – which is why Scotland needs a strong, Conservative opposition
At tomorrow’s manifesto launch I will spell out in detail how we plan to ensure Scotland gets the better government we deserve.
Also: Hoey claims legal challenge may be needed to force Labour to stand in Ulster; Dugdale under fire over Brexit comments; DUP warn of ‘chaos’ if Sinn Fein win next month; and more.
The new law fits into a pattern of behaviour which sets the Scottish Nationalists apart as one of the most centralising, even authoritarian, major forces in British politics.
Also: Trimble makes economic case for Brexit; Plaid demand timeshare First Minister; Foster calls for arrests over dissident violence; and more.
Also: SNP shy away from new top rate of income tax despite radical rhetoric; Northern Irish Unionists and liberals avoid commemorations of 1916 rising; and more.
Also: SNP minister accused of ignoring human rights abuses to solicit Qatari cash; UUP condemn McGuinness’ involvement in terror investigation panel; and more.
Also: Villiers accused of ducking questions on Brexit’s impact on NI; Welsh Tories want ‘scores on doors’ for hospitals; SNP take cover from poor financial figures; and more.
We must fight hard in the Mayoral, Scottish, Welsh, Police and Crime Commissioner and local government elections.
They might do it, but Scottish Tories must be vigilant against inflating expectations. Staking their best asset on such a long shot was never an option.