Also: Welsh Labour choose their new leader (and First Minister) this afternoon; Scottish Tories attack SNP over tax divergence plans.
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Also: Jones accused of ‘pre-judging’ allegations against former minister as inquiry continues; and May clashes with Sturgeon over independence.
The UK “will leave the European Union. We will then begin a new chapter in our national life.” May’s letter – full text
“I will be campaigning with my heart and soul to win that vote and to deliver this Brexit deal, for the good of our United Kingdom and all of our people.”
Also: Jones criticised for shielding ministers from independent scrutiny; and Mundell’s bizarre pop at ‘carpet-bagging’ colleagues.
Also: Scottish Tories attack SNP over income tax ‘gap’; no boost for Plaid from new leader; and DUP’s Brexit donation given a clean bill of legal health.
Also: May meets new Plaid leader in Downing Street; Bradley mulls ‘external mediator’ for devolution talks; SNP row over ‘People’s Vote’; and more.
Labour-run councils in Cardiff, Newport, and Neath Port Talbot see extra funding – while others have cuts imposed.
Also: Scottish Conservatives keep up the pressure over fishing and the backstop; Plaid set out new front bench; and Bradley empowers Northern Irish civil service.
John Hayes: Talking of threats to the Belfast Agreement, here’s another – this abortion bill to be considered next week
The British Government has repeatedly and recently confirmed that abortion law has long been a devolved matter, and it should stay that way.
Also: Bradley retains May’s confidence as she takes belated action on MLA salaries; Plaid’s new, right-wing leader offers prospect of Tory pact; and more.
It’s a Labour special: Leonard contradicts Corbyn to rule out support for second Scottish referendum; and Jones offers cash boost to firms affected by Brexit.
Public anger over disruption, fare increases, and cancelled investment needs to be answered – or they will be tempted by Labour’s calls for nationalisation.
Also: Salmond faces mounting pressure over allegations; Welsh Labour scrap electoral college for leadership vote; DUP maintain tough border stance; and more.
Last week, I sowed wild bird seed mixtures so that, in the spring, some of our fields will be ablaze with nectar plants and buzzing with insects once more.
Also: Davies pledges more diversity and radicalism from the Welsh Tories; fears of Labour stitch-up in race to replace Jones; and more.