Labour’s deal with the LibDems to introduce STV to Scotland’s local elections has led to instability, confusion and a bad deal for the taxpayer.
Posts Tagged: West Lothian Question
No Government should be able to force laws on England against the wishes of English MPs.
We must have an English Parliament – and in so doing, we should extend the UK Parliament to represent all Britons.
Interview: Andrew Tyrie – “These are tax cuts being offered before the headroom for them is available”
The Chairman of the Treasury Select Committee on the effects of ring-fencing; his opposition to HS2, and why the Scots should keep the proceeds of North Sea Oil.
Instead of a careless English nationalism that demands a new Assembly, let’s think carefully about allocating money around the United Kingdom.
Our nation is the same as it was last week, but it feels very different. Must we dash to rewrite the constitution before Christmas?
The way the referendum campaign was waged could inject new life into both the Scottish Conservatives and the separatists.
How our nation works is not down to a supernatural force, or some anonymous committee – it is down to us, and us alone.
My vision of the nightmare that would follow a Yes vote today.
Resolving the West Lothian Question whilst defending ‘British’ government will be one of the great challenges of the next Parliament.
“There is a huge amount of self-reliance as part of the Welsh character. People in Wales are not natural socialists.”