April 5, 2007
THERE IS NO BRITAIN:
Tories planning cross-Border split for party (GERRI PEEV AND PETER MACMAHON, 4/05/07, The Scotsman)
Officials working for Francis Maude, the Tory party chairman south of the Border, are already looking at the idea of making the Conservatives a party operating only in England and Wales, according to reports in today's edition of the Spectator.Posted by Orrin Judd at April 5, 2007 11:04 AM
This would allow the Tories in Scotland to adopt a new name, possibly "The Unionists", while giving David Cameron the opportunity fully to play the anti-Scottish card against Gordon Brown if, as expected, the Chancellor becomes Prime Minister.