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SNP ‘stalling’ on pledge to provide superfast broadband access to all by 2021

20 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP is “stalling” on its pledge to provide access to superfast broadband for all homes and businesses by 2021, the Scottish Conservatives have said. Opposition MSPs tabled a series of parliamentary questions seeking updates on progress with the Reaching … Continue reading


Sturgeon: I’ll push for indyref2 even if Brexit is cancelled

19 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon has admitted she will still pursue a second referendum on independence, even if Brexit doesn’t happen. She was asked on this morning’s Andrew Marr Show if the UK remaining in the European Union would mean she’d drop her … Continue reading


European election candidate visits Peterhead – and urges politicians to ‘come together’ to deliver Brexit

17 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative European election candidate Baroness Nosheena Mobarik toured Peterhead fish market today as she urged Westminster parliamentarians to “come together” and deliver Brexit. Baroness Mobarik was joined by Banff and Buchan MP David Duguid, harbour master John Forman and … Continue reading


Ruth: Scotland can benefit from a “post referendum bounce”

17 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Ruth Davidson has set out Scottish Conservative plans to boost Scotland’s economy in a speech in Edinburgh today. Speaking to the Scottish Entrepeneurs Lunch, Ruth said that – by ending plans for more referendums and the uncertainty they create for … Continue reading


Brexit Party’s green light for indyref2

17 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Brexit Party has confirmed it would give the green light to the SNP to hold a second referendum on independence. Its lead candidate Louis Stedman-Bryce admitted he didn’t “feel we would stand in their way” if the SNP government … Continue reading


SNP sends clinical waste to Wales – despite ‘climate emergency’

17 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Clinical waste from Scottish hospitals is to be sent 250 miles away to the Welsh town of Wrexham – despite Nicola Sturgeon’s promise of a “climate emergency”. Following the closure of a Lanarkshire company which previously dealt with the medical … Continue reading


Brexit ‘Sea of Opportunity’ for fishing industry at risk

17 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Brexit ‘Sea of Opportunity’ for Scotland’s fishing industry is at risk from pro-EU parties who wish to overturn the 2016 referendum result, the Scottish Conservatives have said. With a week to go before the European Parliament elections, several parties … Continue reading


SNP ‘leaving parents in the dark’ over school standards

16 May 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of “leaving parents in the dark” over the standard of maths education across the country. An Education Committee report has warned there will be a five-year gap in data in relation to the numeracy skills … Continue reading