Cameron was defined as an ‘English toff’ and it hurt him. In this crucial period, the Prime Minister must establish her legitimacy in all corners of the country.
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Also: First Minister of Wales opposes second EU vote; SNP face budget pressures as support for separation stalls; poll deflates Irish nationalists; and more.
The Scottish Conservative leader has rebounded from the result and is sticking to the plan: stand up to the SNP and squeeze Labour’s unionist vote.
Also: Dugdale attacks Scottish Conservatives as the “Brexit party”; Welsh Tories attack Jones’ ‘snub’ to local airport; and more.
Also: Davies warns Welsh Assembly could be ‘swept away’; Brown bids to unpick the UK; SNP under pressure on finances and education; and more.
Brexit-induced outrage hasn’t boosted separatism, and the economic case keeps getting worse. But the SNP’s troops are itching to go, and this might be their last best shot.
Also: Corbyn moves to rule out coalition with SNP; Brokenshire embarks on Northern Ireland Brexit tour; Nationalists accused of ‘gagging’ journalists; and more.
Also: Mundell warns Sturgeon against referendum speculation; Smith attacked in Wales over Pfizer links; DUP and UUP clash over Brexit; and more.
Also: Villiers dismisses Sinn Fein call for border poll; Labour and Plaid strike deal to re-select Jones as First Minister; ex-SNP minister claims Lockerbie bomber release was bid for powers; and more.
Also: Welsh Conservatives lack ‘appetite’ for leadership change; a bad night for nationalism in Northern Ireland, Neil Hamilton wins leadership of UKIP AMs; and more.
Our strategy was crucial to success. But last Thursday was just the beginning.
She overhauls Labour to lead the official opposition. And Sturgeon’s failure to win a majority is a blow to SNP plans for a second referendum on Scottish independence.
Our guide to navigating this rare combination of Scottish, Welsh, Northern Irish, PCC, London and English local elections.
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.
Plus: Obama: so that went well, then. Scotland: will it go well for Davidson? Wales – it may go well for Neil Hamilton (remember him).