State of the Union

With Sturgeon demanding IndyRef2, what is the Unionist vision for the UK?

With Sturgeon demanding IndyRef2, what is the Unionist vision for the UK?

By William Burstow Last week saw Nicola Sturgeon’s raison d’etre of Scottish separatism ironically result in the Scottish Parliament failing to pass any laws for more than a year. In her quest for separation she’s foregoing actual governance – Sturgeon fiddles while Scotland burns. Her ebb and flow of threats of a new separatist referendum also reached something of a […]

by · 3rd April 2017 · State of the Union, Blog
What can Conservatives and Unionists learn from Ruth Davidson?

What can Conservatives and Unionists learn from Ruth Davidson?

Will Burstow is Director of Constitutional Affairs for Parliament Street We now know the scale of results of Ruth Davidson’s long awaited recovery of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party, it’s beholden upon us as Conservatives and Unionists to not just sit back in awe and enjoy Ruth’s resounding victory, but to learn lessons in how we can make our […]

by · 7th May 2016 · State of the Union, Blog
How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

How #TeamRuth shredded Sturgeon’s #Indyref2 fantasy

Will Burstow is Director of Constitutional Affairs for Parliament Street Rejoice, rejoice! The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is back with an astounding 31 seats in the new Holyrood chamber. While many of us following the elections to the devolved administrations knew there was going to be a conservative uplift, with the Weber Shandwick poll of polls predicting they would […]

by · 7th May 2016 · State of the Union, Blog