The move shores up their position within the separatist movement at the expense of reaching out to sceptics and unionists.
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Also: Donaldson to lead DUP from Westminster after no MLA will make room for him in Stormont.
Henry Hill: The UK Internal Market Act empowers Johnson to take the fight to Sturgeon on drugs policy
Whilst the First Minister flirts with illegal ‘shooting galleries’, the Government can step in to support the rehab beds Scotland really needs.
Also: Ministers give opponents of Troubles amnesty six weeks to propose alternatives and square off to the devocrats over freeports.
When making the difficult decision to pursue an abortion, we must be sure that women are given a face-to-face consultation.
Interview with Douglas Ross: Sturgeon is not in the clear, and is part of a “conspiracy against getting out the truth”
The Scottish Conservative leader calls for devolution from Holyrood to local councils, and says he is looking forward to campaigning with Boris Johnson.
It’s clearer than ever that the Scottish Government is covering things up. But that is likely not enough to bring down Sturgeon before May’s elections.
Liam Fox has confirmed this week that they are part of the Home Civil Service, and thus answerable to the House of Commons and its Ministers.
Henry Hill: As rumours swirl about the UKIM Bill, unease in Government about an ‘appease the SNP’ mentality
Also: fresh woe for Nicola Sturgeon has her husband, the SNP’s chief executive, appears to contradict her evidence to MSPs on the Salmond scandal.
Surely they have seen enough zombie films to know that pumping yet more bullets into a zombie doesn’t work. Fresh tactics, not ‘more powers’, are needed.
SNP ministers are blocking witnesses and withholding legal advice. Can the opposition capitalise?
Shona Haslam: English “tiers”? Scottish “levels”? We need a national response to the pandemic. Not this confusion.
In Scotland they start at zero. So Level 5 is actually Level 4. Then the Scottish Government decided to change the numbers to letters.
Also: true scale of the Irish Protocol’s impact on commerce, and Stormont’s ‘rank incompetence’, show how Ulster unionism needs a refresh.
Henry Hill: The public want UK-wide rules for Christmas, but we’re a long way from a ‘Four Nations’ approach
The different administrations are all in different places with increasing bad blood between them. Also, devosceptics look set to win seats in Wales.
Also: the SNP paradox. Sturgeon gets sucked deeper into the Salmond scandal as independence soars in the polls.