UK Politics

New breed of Unionist says Westminster must simply say No

BY Mutaz Ahmed | tweet mutazahmd   /  27 July 2020

Since Tony Blair’s devolution settlement, a cross-party consensus has been, for the most part, accepted among traditional Unionists. It takes for granted that shifting ever more powers to Holyrood is the most effective strategy for quelling nationalist sentiment. But there is now a concerted effort to take on the SNP not by increasing devolution, or adopting federalism, but through a gradual degradation of their powers.


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