She would ask Labour to agree that a referendum on Scottish independence is not a matter for Westminster, as a condition to support a minority government.
Posts Tagged: Scottish referendum
In 2017, 51 MPs were returned with majorities of less than a thousand. That’s 51 results potentially determined by an extra hour on the doorstep,
In this marginal seat there is as yet no sign of an SNP surge, and they may just be losing support to Labour too.
WATCH: If Scotland voted for independence, would Sturgeon demand a second referendum on the exit deal? “No…”
“I don’t believe we should equate the two things,” the First Minister argues.
Karen Bradley: Why I’ve doubts about an autumn election – and want the Withdrawal Bill brought back now
I fear that we would lose too many good colleagues to a Remain coalition in the south, and would not pick up enough Leave-voting seats in the midlands and the north.
ConservativeHome is very dubious that, assuming a poll is deliverable, the Party can win a healthy majority without already having delivered Brexit.
The Government’s policy of reminding the electorate that it is keeping faith with the largest democratic exercise in our country’s political history is correct.
Henry Hill: Post-Ruth politics – the battle over her legacy will shape the future of the Scottish Tories
Davidson’s successors must not let recognition of her extraordinary achievements to turn into counter-productive myth-making and a counsel of despair.
Henry Hill: GERS Day – Scottish Government’s own statistics punch fresh hole in the case for independence
“When otherwise sensible folk, holding down serious jobs, devise and propagate all manner of conspiracy theories, as well as insult Scottish Government analysts…”
Labour politicians pandering to nationalist sentiment, and Remainers colluding with separatists in Parliament, are a clear and present danger.
That’s the first time this has been the case for more than two years – though the majority is small.
The financial crisis, Brown, Osborne and then the EU and Scottish referendums did not cover the discipline in glory.
John Lamont: Contrary to the SNP’s expectations, the closer we get to Brexit, the more popular the Union becomes
In her haste to hijack the EU referendum result to serve her cause, Sturgeon badly misjudged it.
Also: Welsh and Scottish Labour throw their weight behind EU referendum re-run after poll drubbing; UUP and Sinn Fein leaders in trouble.
Andrea Gee: I’m standing in this Euro-election in Scotland to help deliver Brexit – and defy Sturgeon
The solution to the challenges we face doesn’t lie in burying our heads in the sand or in jumping ship to another party.