Also: Home Office plans for stop-and-search on Ulster border spark criticism; debate stirs on abolishing the Welsh Assembly; and DUP slammed for ignoring Westminster.
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Also: Welsh Labour MP urged to resign equalities brief over ‘homophobic bullying’ allegations; Electoral Commission drop probe into DUP; and more.
The way equalities law applies to “philosophical belief” has created a messy courtroom battleground for all sorts of angry fringe groups to seek protection.
Also: Pro-UK think-tanks torpedoes SNP’s economic case for independence; Plaid suffers ‘major rift’ as MP savages Wood; and more.
Also: May pledges no hard border on visit to Ulster; Williamson plans to compensate troops for SNP tax hikes; Welsh Assembly to rebrand; and more.
Also: Williamson investigating amnesty for Ulster veterans; front-runner for Welsh First Minister floats new taxes; and SNP attack new Big Ben decorations.
Also: Foster attends Orange Order march in Scotland; pressure mounts on Wood as Plaid challengers break cover; Sturgeon forced to ditch new minister; and more.
Also: Grieve says Irish Sea border is ‘completely unacceptable’; Sturgeon reshuffles Cabinet as SNP delay flagship education bill.
The Scottish Nationalists’ electoral performance is at risk of coming to resemble the Scottish football team’s. Might there be a rebellion?
School standards have slumped. The one-size fits all approach of comprehensive education has let every pupil down. An overhaul is needed.
Also: Robinson calls for fixed-term border polls in Ulster; Wood sets departure date as leader of Plaid; and the architect of ‘The Vow’ comes out for Scottish independence.
The SNP leader wants instead to engage people in the ‘substantive arguments’ for breaking away from the UK.
Also: Davidson wisely opposed ‘The Vow’ in 2014; Jones proposes special conference to decide Welsh Labour leadership election rules; and more.
Also: female Tories press the Prime Minister for action on Ulster abortion law; and Davies urges Party to unite over Brexit.
“I see neither the sense nor the need to stick to an immigration figure devised…a decade ago, which has never been met” – Davidson
“In or out of the EU, our task remains the same: to be open, not closed, to the world around us. To always look outwards for opportunities, not inwards for cold comfort.”