The campaign against Scottish independence must move beyond economics to arguments of the “head and heart”, Prime Minister David Cameron has said.
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Monday 05 September 2011
The front-runner to become Conservative leader in Scotland will today set out plans to disband the party north of the border, arguing that its brand has become fatally tainted among voters.
Sunday 04 September 2011
A contender to lead the Scottish Conservatives is vowing to disband the party and split from London control if elected.
Friday 26 August 2011
Labour gained in an English council by-election and easily held off the Scottish National Party in a marginal ward north of the border.
Sunday 21 August 2011
Saturday 20 August 2011
The Scottish Government insists it has been "vindicated" two years to the day since the controversial decision to release the Lockerbie bomber from jail on compassionate grounds.
Sunday 07 August 2011
Tuesday 05 July 2011
Saturday 02 July 2011
Nick Clegg was facing recriminations yesterday after the Liberal Democrats suffered their second by-election humiliation in four months.
Friday 01 July 2011
Labour today declared a "fightback" was under way after retaining Inverclyde and claimed the Scottish National Party's "bandwagon has ground to a halt".
Friday 24 June 2011
Six seats changed hands out of 11 at stake in the latest council by-elections with Tories losing four.
Wednesday 22 June 2011
There may be new readers unfamiliar with the remark of that toriest of Tories, Lord Salisbury, so here it is again: "What do we need change for," he said. "Aren't things bad enough as they are?"
Tuesday 14 June 2011
The rise and rise of the Scottish National Party has got the Institute of Economic Affairs thinking about Scottish independence – and not in a good way. The IEA's message to the Scots is that if they want to break away from the rest of the UK, they'll have to take their share of the national debt with them. It reckons £110bn, around 10 per cent of the total, is fair because that's Scotland's share of spending. That should give Alec Salmond, the nationalist leader, something to think about.
Friday 03 June 2011
The Scottish National Party has selected its candidate to succeed the late David Cairns as the new MP for Inverclyde.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Alex Salmond was last night preparing for his first showdown with London after leading the SNP to a crushing victory in elections to the Scottish Parliament.
Wednesday 01 June 2011
Labour has lost its lead over the Tories for the first time in seven months as Ed Miliband struggles to make an impact with the public, according to ComRes's poll for The Independent. It shows the parties running neck and neck following a turbulent political month in which Labour was trounced in elections to the Scottish Parliament and recorded a mixed performance in contests for English councils.
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