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.
Posts Tagged: Scottish Labour
Plus: Obama: so that went well, then. Scotland: will it go well for Davidson? Wales – it may go well for Neil Hamilton (remember him).
Also: Dugdale claims Tories are pouring ‘petrol’ on Union; Davies fights back amidst poor polls for Welsh Conservatives; Villiers clashes with Dublin; and more.
The SNP intends to drag Scotland through years of uncertainty. We are offering a positive alternative.
Also: Davies sets out Welsh Conservatives’ whole-life plan; Davidson closes gap with Scottish Labour; Northern Irish Labour rebel and contest elections; Scottish left clash over tax and oil; and more.
Also: Welsh Tories set out tax cut plan as they slip into third; SNP accused of dirty tricks and misleading the public; Welsh anti-UKIP campaign launched; and more.
Ruth Davidson: The SNP is on course to win in May – which is why Scotland needs a strong, Conservative opposition
At tomorrow’s manifesto launch I will spell out in detail how we plan to ensure Scotland gets the better government we deserve.
Also: Hoey claims legal challenge may be needed to force Labour to stand in Ulster; Dugdale under fire over Brexit comments; DUP warn of ‘chaos’ if Sinn Fein win next month; and more.
Also: SNP shy away from new top rate of income tax despite radical rhetoric; Northern Irish Unionists and liberals avoid commemorations of 1916 rising; and more.
Also: SNP minister accused of ignoring human rights abuses to solicit Qatari cash; UUP condemn McGuinness’ involvement in terror investigation panel; and more.
The current price of protection against Tea Party politics is the risk of Potemkin parties.
Ruth Davidson: Sturgeon has broken her promise that Scotland’s referendum was “once in a generation”. What a shock.
The news shows how foolish Labour and the Lib Dems were to take the First Minister at her word.
They might do it, but Scottish Tories must be vigilant against inflating expectations. Staking their best asset on such a long shot was never an option.
Ruth Davidson: There are now only two parties in Scotland which really count: the SNP and the Conservatives
Last week’s financial agreement shows Scottish politics now has precious little to do with Labour at all.
Also: Mundell unconvinced by SNP threats; Welsh Tory leader backs Brexit; Davidson throws down new powers gauntlet; and more.