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Organiser of racist protest admits taking inspiration from Blackford

7 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

One of the orchestrators of “despicable” stunts on the Scotland-England border has suggested the group took inspiration from SNP Westminster leader Ian Blackford. Speaking to the National, Ian McNeil said of the protest: “For some weeks now the locals up … Continue reading


Sturgeon fails to clear up Yousaf’s misleading parliament row

7 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have urged the justice secretary to “front up” over accusations he misled parliament. Nicola Sturgeon failed to provide convincing answers on why Humza Yousaf claimed police had told him compliance with quarantining measures was “very high”. It’s … Continue reading


Increase in Scottish drug deaths a ‘national scandal’

7 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have condemned the latest reported rise in Scots dying from drugs as a ‘national scandal’. According to a report in the media, the drug death rate in Scotland has risen during the coronavirus lockdown. The report states … Continue reading


SNP must reintroduce childcare expansion commitment

7 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives are demanding answers from the SNP government over the expansion of childcare provision as Scotland moves into Phase 3 of lockdown and parents get back to work. Jamie Greene, Scottish Conservative shadow education secretary has written to … Continue reading


Military workers will continue to be compensated for ‘unfair’ SNP taxes

6 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative MP, John Lamont has welcomed confirmation that the UK Government will compensate military of defence workers stationed in Scotland who are currently having to pay higher taxes than their colleagues stationed in other parts of the UK. James … Continue reading


Sturgeon ‘dragging her feet’ on Scots’ holiday prospects

6 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of “dragging her feet” on a decision relating to air bridges with Scottish airports. The First Minister today conceded she was still swithering on where Scottish holidaymakers would be allowed to fly from this summer. … Continue reading


UK government funds £100m lifeline for Scottish cultural sector

6 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have welcomed the UK Government’s significant £97m funding boost for Scotland as a result of a rescue package for the arts community, announced today. The cash is due to Scotland as part of a UK-wide package of … Continue reading


SNP must call on former teachers to return

5 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Former teachers need to be brought back to assist with schooling and ensure that all Scottish exams go-ahead as planned, say the Scottish Conservatives. The call comes after reports this morning that Scotland’s National 5 examinations could be dropped for … Continue reading