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Chris Deerin is the New Statesman's contributing editor (Scotland).
The Scottish Conservative leader wouldn’t choose Johnson but is prepared to work with — and challenge — him.
It remains to be seen whether the Conservative leader’s hard-earned detoxification can withstand this onslaught.
The Scottish Tory leader is playing the constitutional odds every bit as hard as Sturgeon and the SNP are.
The runners and riders.
“The fact that we do not agree on Scotland’s ultimate destination should not stop us travelling together as far as we can.”
The Scottish Conservative leader is genuinely confident she can pull off one of the great shocks of modern British politics.
The SNP’s former Westminster leader Angus Robertson is learning from the Yes campaign’s mistakes in 2014.
Faced with political chaos at Westminster, Scottish voters may resolve to take back control.
At its spring conference, the party is irretrievably divided over Brexit, anti-Semitism and dismal poll ratings.