When Lib Dem leader Willie Rennie suggested Scotland’s chaotic police force should look south of the border to draft in help, it sounded like a good idea.
It’s hard to decide what is more worrying in Professor Lindsay Paterson’s critique of the Scottish Government’s education policy.
If an English inquisitor had suggested to Nicola Sturgeon her party’s name had negative and ugly connotations, I wonder how she would have reacted. Based on past form, she perhaps would have blamed London, or possibly Westminster, for the way the word nationalism is perceived.
Jacob Rees-Mogg attacked the “nanny knows best” approach of big state politics as he set out his small state agenda in a national newspaper column this week.
The latest news of an NHS staffing crisis and the suspension or closure of services and wards, revealed on Monday, is almost too familiar to cause much of a political stir.
There have been many demands for an end to the climate of intimidation that pervades Scottish politics under the Nationalists – but they don’t usually come from within the party.
One of the more frustrating elements of the 2014 independence referendum – from a Unionist’s point of view – was the reluctance of the large pro-No business community to speak out against separation.
Theresa May has survived another week in the job but her problems are far from over, judging from the level of loyalty among her colleagues.
Theresa May has survived weekend rumours she was about to face a stalking horse leadership challenge and remains, at least at the time of writing, Britain’s prime minister.
The narrowing of the gap between Theresa May’s Conservatives and Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party – if opinion polls are to be trusted – has thrown the SNP into even greater confusion.