One can’t plead both ‘our inter-connected United Kingdom’ against English Votes and ‘the spirit of devolution’ against Ukima.
Posts Tagged: Unionism
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.
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.
Our panel, including Scottish Conservative Leader Douglas Ross, discuss the impact of the recent Holyrood election.
The Scottish Conservative Leader joins our expert panel for this discussion following the recent Holyrood elections.
Henry Hill: Anger at Westminster as Scottish Tories put SNP’s referendum pledge at the heart of their campaign
It helps the Nationalists avoid scrutiny of their record and undermines Johnson’s pledge not to grant another vote.
Henry Hill: If Johnson wants to save the Belfast Agreement, he must act to restore unionist confidence in it
If he cannot or will not convince them that its guarantees of their British status are real and meaningful, its days are numbered.
The best George Galloway’s party can hope to achieve is taking seats from other unionists. They’re more likely to hand them to separatists.
The Union policy Lewis wanted, why he left – and how his unit will be replaced by a Cabinet committee
All of this has not gone down well with many backbench Conservative MPs, few of whom would be well-disposed towards a more conciliatory strategy.
The third article in a five-part ConHome series this week on the future of the United Kingdom.
Also: Gove should beware Brown’s constitutional anti-wisdom; Davies makes way for Davies; and MSPs compel evidence over Salmond row.
In a self-repudiating speech, he sets out his plan to ‘make the case for the United Kingdom’ by making it as insignificant to our lives as he possibly can.
Surely they have seen enough zombie films to know that pumping yet more bullets into a zombie doesn’t work. Fresh tactics, not ‘more powers’, are needed.
Luke Springthorpe and Alan O’Kelly: If you cherish the United Kingdom, join the #LoveOurUnion campaign
At Conservative Progress, we’re determined to stop the separatists having the run of the debate and emphasise what binds Britain together.
The broad constitutional consensus Starmer cited is fragile, and based on part on a substantial minority of unionists falsifying their preferences.