Triggering it would not be an assault on international law, but nor would it be a panacea. Frost wants to re-open the treaty.
Posts Tagged: The Union
Against a post-pandemic background of shortages, prices rises and higher taxes, how much protest will there be over the growing size of the state?
Also: DUP call for ‘unionist unity’ pact is a cul-de-sac for Northern Ireland that the other parties should resist.
Tim Montgomerie: Lessons for ideology-free Johnson – and the Conservatives – in ideology-free Merkel’s legacy. And her party’s fate.
Political popularity appears to be broad and sustained but, when eventually it is exhausted, the falling away of support is dramatic.
Profile: Michael Gove – denied a great office of state once again. But given work on which Johnson’s future now depends.
Part of the charm of the new Housing Secretary is that one never quite knows what he is going to do next.
WATCH: Francois – ‘We need to work together to persuade the people of Scotland that we’re better together’
He talks to GB News as fresh polling shows a six-point swing away from independence since January.
‘I would say there’s no need for any checks between Great Britain and Northern Ireland,’ says the former First Minister.
It arises from a campaign to protect ex-servicemen which has nothing to do with the particular circumstances of the Province.
One can’t plead both ‘our inter-connected United Kingdom’ against English Votes and ‘the spirit of devolution’ against Ukima.
Andrew Bowie: Why this Conservative and Unionist government is right to scrap English Votes for English Laws
Let’s have more devolution in England – to our regions and localities. But let us not divide even further down national lines.
After three by-elections and before tomorrow’s Covid announcement, here are five big challenges for Johnson
The further the act of leaving the EU recedes, the more 2019’s Tory voters will move on – as two recent by-elections reminded us.
Henry Hill: Unionists’ court defeat shows scale of the challenge Johnson faces as ‘Minister for the Union’
Whilst the Prime Minister told the Commons he had not repealed part of the Act of Union, his lawyers argued otherwise in court.
That Switzerland and New Zealand each have their own arrangements suggests that a bespoke arrangement ought to be possible.
The threat of Scottish independence. Is it business as usual? First, pre-election panic. Then the vote. And finally…back to complacency.
Some of the measures announced so far are popular, but there is frustration at the slow pace and lack of coherence.
I am disappointed that our Plaid Cymru presiding officer has chosen to ban such harmless national self-expression.