While Labour are hit by deselections and defections the Conservatives are hoping to make gains.
Posts Tagged: Wales
“A stronger economy.” “A fairer society.” (Heard that one before?) May’s speech to the Conservative Spring Forum: full text
“We are now the Party of the new centre-ground..Rejecting Labour’s socialist left, UKIP’s libertarian right, and the divisive nationalisms of Plaid Cymru and the SNP.”
On the eve of our conference, it’s clear that the Labour Party and the Welsh nationalists have yet to wake up to last June’s result.
Also: Davidson bullish as donors step forward to back pro-UK campaign; Plaid suspend AM over bullying claims; and the SNP abandon oil.
Also: Jones wants to turn Britain into a ‘mini-EU’; Ulster goes to the polls tomorrow; and Khan lands himself in hot water with Scottish nationalists.
Also: Merkel ally threatens ‘divide and rule’ approach to Ulster; SNP put far-right extremist on candidates list; Labour expel members fighting Northern Irish election; and more.
In my area, transport, there will be better jobs on the roads, at the airports and on rail, and more business success elsewhere.
Also: Sinn Fein tries to win special status for Ulster (by ignoring London); Daisley exposes the SNP’s one-party Scotland; and more.
They take place three months from tomorrow – as will Birmingham’s mayoral election and that Surrey council tax referendum.
The report I have been working on over the past year will provide the Government with a clear strategy to help tackle rough sleeping.
Also: May ‘intensifies’ work with devolved leaders on Brexit; Brokenshire attacks one-sided Troubles inquiries; Scottish Labour will ‘never’ back another referendum; and more.
Jeremy Sher: Future referendums should require a majority of the Home Nations, not just a majority of the people
Our democratic rules have not kept pace with the changing nature of the Union.
Also: Rudd and Mundell rule out Scottish exceptions on single market and immigration; Welsh Labour team up with Plaid to fight for status quo; and more.
Also: Davidson attacks SNP’s efforts to deepen divisions over Brexit; and the Welsh Conservatives criticise Labour’s bid to overturn new trade union laws.
Also: Labour slumps to lowest levels in Welsh polls since last days of Brown’s premiership; and Scottish Tories accuse SNP of a ‘wasted decade’.