Now the election is over, the battle can begin. In London, Boris Johnson launched his Queen’s Speech, while in Edinburgh, Nicola Sturgeon announced a further easing of the virus restrictions.

At long last, we can hug our relatives and friends again (even the ones who didn’t vote the right way).

Both events – the Queen’s Speech and the FM’s briefing – are signs of things to come.

The two leaders know the battle’s begun over whether, and when, there should be another independence referendum, and in many ways this week was the first skirmish. Mr Johnson and Ms Sturgeon are also aware they’re going to be judged on the promises they made.

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