The headlines about being Opposition risk inflating expectations. Davidson wants clear evidence of progress and a shift in the terms of debate.
Posts Tagged: Scottish Labour
Also: SDLP plan for Stormont opposition; Labour at odds with Jones over EU poll; three more (ex-)SNP MPs in the firing line; and more.
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.
Neither Labour nor the nationalists have demonstrated the attitude required to get the most from decentralised government. Conservatives could do better.
Ruth Davidson: No to separation, yes to a united future – this is what the Scottish Conservatives stand for
People are looking for a Scottish alternative – a Holyrood parliament with real powers, but one that is rooted within the United Kingdom.
Also: Crabb concedes Wales should have more powers; Lords call to pause Scotland Bill; second SNP MP faces police investigation; First Minister of Ulster steps down; and more.
Also: SNP forced into tax credits u-turn; Welsh Government fears grant cuts; support for united Ireland falls to 13 per cent; and more.
Also: if the only way for Corbyn’s supporters to enact his policies is a fight with Labour MPs, it’s hard to blame them for picking one.
Also: Crabb warns constitutional fixation risks paralysing Welsh politics; Scottish Labour splits party on Trident; Scottish education policy under attack; and more.
The Scottish conference has strengthened the hand of the hard left in London, and the UK leader has cheered on their major strategic mistakes in turn.
Ruth Davidson MSP: While Labour struggle for relevance, we Conservatives offer a bulwark against the SNP
Launching her new ConservativeHome column, the Scottish Conservative and Unionist leader makes an appeal to middle ground voters.
If the party is fool or coward enough to chase the SNP onto its philosophical home ground, it is just teeing itself up for annihilation.
Also: Dugdale set out to learn from Labour’s Welsh ‘success’; Villiers unveils Ulster terrorist investigation committee; SNP MSP attacks ‘subservient’ colleagues; and more.