On the day David Cameron visited Belfast, Bhogal tried to persuade people in Banbridge that it is possible to move beyond ancient quarrels.
Rushing out new commitments now would on the whole do more harm than good. But we would make three exceptions. Here (again) is the first.
The campaign is impoverished and the electorate insulted by the refusal of the main party leaders to talk about a new settlement for the United Kingdom.
The Strathclyde Commission’s proposals have paved the way for one.
On English bills, MPs with English constituencies should have a vote in a new Grand Committee. But the whole Commons should vote at Third Reading.
No amount of further devolution is going to satisfy the SNP’s new supporters if they still end up with austerity
Andrew Rosindell MP’s proposals would be unworkable and destabilising. Asymmetry is the price England pays for the Union.
The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee on the effects of ring-fencing; his opposition to HS2, and why the Scots should keep the proceeds of North Sea Oil.
How our nation works is not down to a supernatural force, or some anonymous committee – it is down to us, and us alone.
This column will be focusing on Scotland for the next few weeks – but the fight for Britain begins in earnest on September 19.
Share power. Share wealth. Embrace an entity bigger than your own ethnicity. The United Kingdom is an example to follow.
This one-time “British Robespierre”, who then dedicated himself to preserving the United Kingdom, died a century ago today.
The Leader of the House of Lords recalls in this interview how John Major benefited from being pelted with eggs, but was then trapped in “a medieval torture chamber”.
Sure, Alistair Darling might have lacked punch – but why replace him with a copper-bottomed disaster?
Conservative parties are rooted in specific circumstances, particular traditions – if that vital context disappears then so does our purpose