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Revealed: more NHS drugs denied to Scottish patients

11 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Seven drugs to treat patients with a range of conditions from cancer to muscular dystrophy are unavailable to Scottish patients, despite being routinely accessible south of the borer. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson raised the case of breast cancer drug … Continue reading


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Scottish Conservatives oppose prisoner voting

11 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have opposed plans to give prisoners the vote. In a report due to be published by the Scottish Parliament’s Equalities and Human Rights Committee the Scottish Conservatives will record their opposition to prisoner voting. It follows reports … Continue reading


Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson MSP speaking during First Minister's Questions held in the Scottish parliament, Edinburgh today. 09 June 2016. Pic - Andrew Cowan/Scottish Parliament

Sturgeon stalls on medicines review

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

Nicola Sturgeon has dodged questions on when a review for improving access to medicines in Scotland will be completed. The Scottish Government said it would look at how drugs were approved back in December 2016. But 17 months on, ministers … Continue reading


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10 times SNP stated fracking was banned in Scotland

9 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP’s most senior figures have repeatedly said fracking is unequivocally banned in Scotland, despite the party’s lawyers claiming the exact opposite in a court of law yesterday. In a bid to get judges to throw out a legal challenge … Continue reading


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Latest figures show ongoing decline in productivity

9 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Figures released today show that in 2017 annual labour productivity in Scotland, as measured by output per hour worked, decreased by 1.9% in real terms compared to 2016. The statistics show that labour productivity is now at a lower level … Continue reading


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Scottish Conservatives to invest £100m in Pothole Action Fund

9 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have reinforced their commitment to improve Scotland’s roads with a £100m Pothole Action Fund. The fund has been announced during the private member’s debate led by Rachael Hamilton MSP, Scottish Conservative MSP for Ettrick, Roxburgh and Berwickshire. … Continue reading


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SNP has missed top five economic targets

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

Research compiled by the Scottish Conservatives has shown that since 2007 the Scottish Government has missed the top five of their own economic targets. The missed targets include the Scottish Government’s target to match UK GDP, to match small EU … Continue reading


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Corbyn ‘doesn’t believe’ in keeping Scotland in the UK

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

Jeremy Corbyn “doesn’t believe” in keeping Scotland part of the UK, it has been claimed by an MP. In an interview for the Huffington Post, SNP MP Mhairi Black said that “from talking to him”, it was clear he backed … Continue reading