“The increasingly dominant view within Tory unionism is that devolution has backfired, and its institutions have only provided a vehicle for the Union’s enemies. Why not engineer a conflict through which devolution might be undercut?”

Sean Bell: Power grabs and the future of devolution



“Much as I love the independence movement, more far-fetched schemes hatched on social media but with no chance of implementation may make you feel better, but will be as pointless over the five years to come as they were in the five that we just lived through.”

Robin McAlpine: Unite? Behind what exactly?


“Political punditry has often castigated Netanyahu over his efforts to give a legal basis to the de facto annexation reality on the ground; but will all this condemnation by the political establishment make any difference or is it just the usual lip-service to satisfy their conscience and to save face?”

John Mitchell: Only effective sanctions can halt Israeli annexation




“Let’s raise a toast to all those new homeworkers who have kept our country going since lockdown started, let’s reward them by making it a legal right to do what they have been doing throughout this crisis.”

Keith Baker: Why homeworking must become a right