Also: Welsh Labour choose their new leader (and First Minister) this afternoon; Scottish Tories attack SNP over tax divergence plans.
Posts Tagged: Ulster Unionists
Giving Northern Ireland a say over the introduction of new EU laws would at least introduce a measure of democracy into the system.
Also: May meets new Plaid leader in Downing Street; Bradley mulls ‘external mediator’ for devolution talks; SNP row over ‘People’s Vote’; and more.
Lee Reynolds: What the Belfast Agreement does and doesn’t say about the UK-Ireland land border – and much else
It doesn’t support the EU and Irish Government narratives that are being pushed as part of the Brexit negotiations.
David Shiels: Brexit, Northern Ireland, and borders. Why the DUP may yet break ranks with May – and force a general election
The issue of the backstop is becoming more heated and harder to navigate as time goes by.
Also: Salmond faces mounting pressure over allegations; Welsh Labour scrap electoral college for leadership vote; DUP maintain tough border stance; and more.
Also: Government accused of ‘appeasing the IRA’ over Ulster veterans; Welsh Labour leadership hopefuls in data row; and DUP urge end to Stormont boycott.
Also: Corbyn tries to rally support with Scottish tour; Clark in Dublin to keep Ulster’s lights on during no-deal Brexit; and huge scale of Scottish deficit revealed.
Also: Welsh Labour MP urged to resign equalities brief over ‘homophobic bullying’ allegations; Electoral Commission drop probe into DUP; and more.
Also: Welsh Tory leadership hopefuls would put pacts with other parties to the membership; unionists turn on Robinson over united Ireland comments; and more.
Also: Grieve says Irish Sea border is ‘completely unacceptable’; Sturgeon reshuffles Cabinet as SNP delay flagship education bill.
Also: Three Plaid AMs call for leadership challenge against Wood; Foster breaks new ground at LGBT event; and Sargeant inquiry may not report until Jones steps down.
Understandably, the unionists and republicans we interviewed have very different views on the questions facing the Province.
Some remainers will not give up on the idea that the UK is about to fall apart, but the latest evidence of that from Ulster is threadbare at best.
Also: Sinn Fein defend senator’s ‘unionist’ credentials; Plaid bid to outlaw mockery of the Welsh language; and London and Edinburgh face Supreme Court showdown.