In my latest ConHome column, I examine the fallout from the Electoral Commission's report on the Scottish referendum question, and the break between the English and Welsh examination systems that looms as the Welsh administration reject Michael Gove's reforms. Read it here.
Thursday, 31 January 2013
Wednesday, 30 January 2013
In my third article for ConservativeHome, I condemn the Labour Party's decision to maintain its ban on candidates standing for election in Northern Ireland, and attempt to provide some explanations for such a lamentable policy. Read it here.
Tuesday, 29 January 2013
My latest contribution to Open Unionism is an article I wrote for the Trinity News, TCD's independent student paper. It discusses how the main unionist parties are torn between moderate unionists and Catholic voters on the one hand, and loyalist voters on the other. Read it here.
Sunday, 20 January 2013
My second Conservative Home column looks at Alex Salmond's proposals for a codified Scottish constitution, and lays out how I think the Conservatives can exploit it. Read it here.
Thursday, 17 January 2013
My second IBT article is about the challenges facing unionism after a victory in the Scottish referendum, and the work that needs to be done to ensure it is not an opportunity wasted. Read it here.
Thursday, 10 January 2013
I've joined Conservative Home! My 'Red, White and Blue' column will focus on the political goings on of the three smaller home nations, in particular constitutional issues. Please read the first one here.
Wednesday, 9 January 2013
Dilettante on the International Business Times: 2013 will be a good year for constitutional prophets
In my first article for the IBT, I explain why 2013 should be a good year for constitutional journalists like me, despite the lack of much actual action to report on. Read it here.