Also: SNP forced into tax credits u-turn; Welsh Government fears grant cuts; support for united Ireland falls to 13 per cent; and more.
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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.
Also: Villiers ‘unsurprised’ that Provisional IRA still exists; Scottish Labour tacks left in scramble for 2016; and Corbyn will comfort Old Labour dinosaurs in Wales.
Also: Kendall and Kinnock turn fire on Corbyn; Burnham confirms support for contesting Ulster elections; and former Tory MEP passes on.
Also: Scottish Labour fear far-left infiltration; Plaid debate fate of former leader; Welsh Labour criticise ‘toxic’ leadership race; and nationalists bid to rechristen Londonderry.
Also: UKIP predict Welsh success; DUP deny Robinson retirement allegations; Burnham pledges to let Labour stand in Northern Ireland; and Plaid disciplines Wood critic.
Also: Jones allies with Sturgeon on EU; SNP set to storm Scottish elections; opposition grows to Welsh e-cig ban; and SDLP leader to resign Stormont seat.
All a unionist party does by dissolving its British connections is signal to the electorate that the SNP are right.
The Scottish Conservatives only held their single seat at the General Election, but do the 2016 and 2020 elections offer the prospect of breakthrough?
“We cannot have our leaders selected, or deselected, by the grudges and grievances of one prominent man. The leader of the Scottish Labour Party doesn’t serve by the grace of Len McCluskey.”