Our panel, including Scottish Conservative Leader Douglas Ross, discuss the impact of the recent Holyrood election.
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The Scottish Conservative Leader joins our expert panel for this discussion following the recent Holyrood elections.
Live Blog: Scottish and Welsh election results. The SNP fails to win its majority. And Ross holds the Conservative position steady.
The latest results, news and analysis from Holyrood and Cardiff Bay as they come in.
We don’t read her as a quitter. And the next election may come as early as 2023. But if she does step down before it, you read it here first.
The new leader of Scottish Labour says it demonstrates that he is ‘tough enough’ to revive his party’s ailing fortunes.
Jamie Blackett: Scottish Tories should put country before party and back ‘All for Unity’ on the list vote
Playing for second place is not good enough. It may be difficult to deliver, but an expansive pro-UK electoral alliance is our best hope.
Contra mistaken notions of ‘unionist unity’, the Opposition can reach sections of the current SNP vote that the Tories cannot.
Also: Gove should beware Brown’s constitutional anti-wisdom; Davies makes way for Davies; and MSPs compel evidence over Salmond row.
The party needs to reach parts of the pro-UK electorate that the Tories cannot. Under Leonard, it has signally failed to do so.
In a self-repudiating speech, he sets out his plan to ‘make the case for the United Kingdom’ by making it as insignificant to our lives as he possibly can.
An embattled Scottish local authority is trying to bypass Holyrood’s stranglehold and appeal to the city’s other government. Time for the Union to prove itself.
SNP ministers are blocking witnesses and withholding legal advice. Can the opposition capitalise?
Also: true scale of the Irish Protocol’s impact on commerce, and Stormont’s ‘rank incompetence’, show how Ulster unionism needs a refresh.
He has a good eye for political openings, and Labour’s woes might have created a space for an avowedly left-wing, pro-UK figure.
Henry Hill: After decades on the defensive, Westminster is finally gearing up to counter-attack the SNP
The Nationalists’ campaign has been so successful that leading pro-UK campaigners shy away from saying ‘Britain’. That isn’t sustainable.