Michael Gove said he wants state schools to become so good that educating a child privately will become an “eccentric” choice.
Does Theresa May know something the rest of us don’t? Her breezy confidence that she has a chance of winning the Commons vote on her Brexit deal next Tuesday doesn’t seem to be grounded in reality.
There may be a few days left of 2018, but I think it’s safe to say the big triumph this year is that we’ve got through it without an election.
Monday’s Budget gave Scotland’s government little to go on in terms of blaming Westminster for its own shortcomings.
As Theresa May enters the ring again today with her EU adversaries – for that is what they have become – we can make several assertions.
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When Angus Robertson lost his Moray seat in the 2017 general election, he joined a queue of big SNP beasts heading out of frontline politics.
If anyone was in any doubt about Nicola Sturgeon’s true intentions regarding her Brexit strategy, all was revealed on Monday morning during a deeply troubling radio interview.
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.
Nicola Sturgeon has been in London this week trying to change the course of Brexit. That’s her explanation anyway.
There has not been much good news on the education front in Scotland recently, as even John Swinney, the beleaguered minister responsible, might agree.