Also: Brexit battle spreads to Ulster; UKIP hold out hope of Scottish Parliament success; Jones challenges Crabb on the Wales Bill; and more.
Posts Tagged: Scottish Election 2016
Ruth Davidson: There are now only two parties in Scotland which really count: the SNP and the Conservatives
Last week’s financial agreement shows Scottish politics now has precious little to do with Labour at all.
Also: Mundell unconvinced by SNP threats; Welsh Tory leader backs Brexit; Davidson throws down new powers gauntlet; and more.
Also: Davies savages Plaid for “grubby” pact attempt; Scottish Labour back SNP in devolution confrontation; Momentum refuse Ulster branch; and more.
Also: Senior Plaid AM refuses to rule out Conservative pact; Villiers pressed for historical investigations cash; Labour try to pressure SNP with tax pledge; Welsh UKIP in turmoil; and more.
The headlines about being Opposition risk inflating expectations. Davidson wants clear evidence of progress and a shift in the terms of debate.
May will see a generational change in our Holyrood group, and an influx of new MSPs with serious expertise.
Also: Welsh Tories accuse Labour of huge pre-election advertising; Sturgeon refuses to back investigation into another SNP MP; and more.
Also: Cameron and Soubry strike out at SNP; McCluskey turns fire on Scottish Labour; Corbyn accused of fixing Welsh by-election selection; and more.
Also: Osborne attacked by Welsh Labour; Cameron rules out SNP EU demands; Villiers faces calls to quit if she backs Brexit; and more.
Also: Welsh Conservatives seek power to bring standing back to sports grounds; SNP MPs under pressure over business and property dealings; DUP and Sinn Fein signal closer cooperation; and more.
A bumper year for political news saw ConHome rack up a bumper year in terms of traffic. And there’s plenty more to come.
In 2015, nuance was killed off and it became offensive to dismiss astrology as bunkum. So join me as I gaze into my crystal ball…
Also: SNP plan to get cabbies reporting children’s conversations; Scottish Labour get free vote on EU; DUP accused of driving UUP off cross-border bodies; and more.
Also: IRA victims calls Corbyn out; Welsh UKIP chief backs Farage; DUP elect first female leader; Carmichael takes police advice after death threat; and more.