To respect devolution, the UK Government must not impose such a drastic development on the Province. Is this a test run for England?
At one point he even started firing questions back at me from the stage, putting paid to the moderators’ hopes of continuing the Q&A.
It’s only Day Three – but Brussels is angling for a Britain with “the rights of Canada and the obligations of Norway”. Will there be a Managed No Deal instead?
What has been the Conservative Party ‘s response at Westminster to this situation? Incredibly, it has been to offer Wales even more devolution.
Leaving the EU will see new opportunities and challenges for the United Kingdom as a whole – and the Party needs to fight back in Scotland.
Don’t expect Downing Street to bother too much about what MPs or the media think as it prepares to shake up government and Whitehall.
Lord Caine has projected a plan that would allow proceedings into suspected Troubles-related offences only if certificates are issued by senior legal figures.
A December election in Northern Ireland could therefore turn, in a manner of speaking, into a referendum on the agreement.
The result of a general election next month would by no means be a foregone conclusion.
The Johnson Government should balance the Northern Ireland element of its Brexit deal by strengthening the Union – which it should be doing anyway.
The final part of our mini-series with Policy Exchange on rebalancing the Union in the wake of Boris Johnson’s deal.
In the wake of Johnson’s deal, the Government must balance its plan for Northern Ireland with strengthening “our precious Union” – all four parts of it.
Overall, most English voters would rather keep the Union together if it were up to them.
If a UK-EU deal is agreed, it will be because both men want one urgently – which in turn opens a chance to reset Anglo-Irish relations.
Let me give seven examples of principles that most Conservatives would support. I struggle to reconcile them with those pursuing a No Deal Brexit at any cost.