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SNP post-Brexit agricultural policy “as clear as mud”

10 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Today SNP MPs were again unable to confirm what Scottish agricultural policy will look like after we leave the European Union, and when Scottish farmers can expect to know what it will look. The Scottish Conservative have been calling on … Continue reading


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SNP progress towards key mental health co-ordinator target ‘glacial’

10 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

On World Mental Health Day, the Scottish Government’s progress towards recruiting key mental health co-ordinators, known as Community Link Workers, has been described as ‘glacial’. The Scottish Government pledged to recruit 250 Community Link Workers to work in GP surgeries … Continue reading


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SNP early learning and childcare expansion ‘about to implode’

10 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

New Freedom of Information responses have revealed that nurseries fear the SNP’s botched plan to expand childcare is “about to implode.” In other emails sent to local authorities and the Scottish Government, nurseries have said that SNP plans to rollout … Continue reading


Maurice Golden

Sturgeon can show leadership – and take Indyref2 off the table

8 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives are calling on Nicola Sturgeon to take a 2nd independence referendum off the table in her conference speech, saying it is time for her to end the chaos over the SNP’s plans. It follows a conference marked … Continue reading


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Only three Scottish courts sold in five years after “short-sighted” closures

7 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP have been accused of “selling the silverware” of Scotland’s courts for a fraction of their value. The Scottish Courts and Tribunal Service (SCTS) began closing one in five sheriff and justice of the peace courts in 2013, despite … Continue reading


Graham, Luke - Ochil & South Perthshire

Scottish Conservatives to publish plan offering a brighter future for Scottish Farmers

7 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Agricultural Bill will begin its second reading in Parliament next week [Wednesday 10th October]. The SNP Government have still failed to produce any agricultural legislation on what post-Brexit farming policy will look like in Scotland. The Scottish Conservatives have … Continue reading


Maurice Golden

SNP presiding over a legislation-free zone

7 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have lambasted the SNP Government for their inability to progress any legislation since summer recess as the SNP gathers for their annual conference. Analysis by the party shows that, for the first time in fifteen years, no … Continue reading


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Sturgeon must tackle culture of fear and secrecy in schools

4 Oct 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon must tackle the “culture of fear and secrecy” which has developed under the SNP in schools across Scotland, the Scottish Conservatives have said. It follows an open letter which appeared in today’s press from a primary teacher who … Continue reading