Also: Spotlight on the literal handful of MPs providing Stormont’s entire opposition; and Scottish Tories offer a budget deal to the SNP.
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Henry Hill: New decade, old story? Smith’s Stormont deal under fire from Tory MPs and Ulster parties
Also: Scottish Conservative leadership candidates set out how they’ll take the fight to the SNP; Jack says no referendum re-run in Sturgeon’s lifetime.
Also: Struggle to succeed Corbyn puts spotlight on Labour divisions over Scotland; and Jack has even more reasons to refuse Sturgeon’s referendum demands.
We need strategic clarity. What poses the greater danger to Britain – Iranian aggression abroad or Sunni extremism here?
Johnson, Macron and Merkel don’t agree on everything, but they share a common concern about ISIS now being allowed the space to revive.
When Lord Kerr whistled, voters turned the Nelsonian equivalent of a deaf ear. When they whistled, he was dragged helplessly along by the command of a democratic vote.
Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat. Defeat…Total Complete & Utter Victory.
He says they are “committed not just to reversing the will of the people but to handing back control of Scotland’s outstanding marine wealth to Brussels!”
Plus: The landslide that few dared to predict. How I once tried to become Monmouth’s MP. And: Happy Christmas to all my readers
The Party actually gained ground in both nations – but the Scots were overtaken by a Nationalist surge, whilst the Welsh were not.
Leaving the EU will see new opportunities and challenges for the United Kingdom as a whole – and the Party needs to fight back in Scotland.
In vino veritas: talking to voters in pubs usually works. We saw how four of these five contests could be expected to play out.
Andy Maciver: Johnson must change the Scottish Conservatives’ policy on a second independence referendum
He will be the Prime Minister who will either lose Scotland, or kill nationalism. There is no longer any in-between option.
“If Boris Johnson thinks saying no is the end of the matter then he is going to find himself completely and utterly wrong.”
WATCH: Gove – “We were told 2014 was a choice for a generation – we are not going to have an independence referendum in Scotland”
“In this General Election we have just seen what happens when politicians try to overturn a referendum result.”
We sometimes thought it wouldn’t happen, but the instruction is unambiguous. The voters have responded to the Prime Minister’s call to Get Brexit Done.