Also: Plaid suspend high-profile candidate over antisemitic comments; DUP call on O’Neill to ‘step aside’; and Anglesey spared shake-up of Welsh seats.
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The battle to re-open state schools rages across the UK. Also: Mohammed Asghar, Conservative member of the Welsh Assembly, passed away this week.
The proposition is backed by more than a third of those prepared to say how they’d vote – including an overwhelming majority of Tories.
The Party is keen to keep a lid on the issue ahead of next year’s Welsh elections, but disaffected activists and challenger parties are putting it on the agenda.
Ahead of next year’s elections, we have to show our sceptical voters that we’re not just another horse on the Cardiff Bay carousel.
Fay Jones: Welsh voters deserve better than the First Minister’s synthetic outrage and pointless one-upmanship
I won’t let fears of being branded ‘anti-devolution’ stop me calling out Drakeford’s deeply counterproductive conduct.
In order to maintain a UK-wide approach, the infrastructure for a ‘test, trace, and track’ strategy has to be in place across the board at the same time.
Also: Welsh Labour demand less alignment with London on coronavirus policy; and Sinn Fein isolated in objecting to Army support in Northern Ireland.
Also: Opposition parties force the SNP to abandon a bid to suspend trial by jury; and more good reading on the fallout from Alex Salmond’s acquittal.
Also: Salmond gathers his forces and his allies call for inquiries and resignations as the SNP civil war gathers momentum.
Also: Gove warns the Electoral Commission not to ‘waste time’ on SNP demands; Scottish Nationalists showing the strain as problems mount; and more.
Also: Carlaw and Johnson meet to discuss tweaks to the points-based immigration system; the SNP make trouble over the Irish Protocol; and more.
The Party actually gained ground in both nations – but the Scots were overtaken by a Nationalist surge, whilst the Welsh were not.
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.
The Welsh Political Barometer, for example, forecasts a great night for the Conservatives. They can’t both be right.