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Hundreds wait more than 2 months for urgent cancer treatment to start

26 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Hundreds of patients across Scotland have been forced to wait more than two months for cancer treatment to begin, despite being urgently referred by a medic. ISD Scotland figures showed that 86.9 per cent of people were seen to within … Continue reading


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Dozens of GP practices hand back contract to NHS

25 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

A record number of GP practices are handing back their contract to the NHS, feeling unable to fulfil their NHS requirements, it has been warned. Ahead of a Scottish Conservative debate on GP recruitment tomorrow, doctors will say there were … Continue reading


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Ruth welcomes UK Government multi-million pound deal for the north east

25 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

A £5 million UK Government investment to boost the North Sea oil and gas sector has been welcomed by the Scottish Conservatives. Leader Ruth Davidson said the cash – which will be used to survey under-explored areas – was proof … Continue reading


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Ruth pays tribute to Sir Teddy Taylor

21 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has paid tribute to former MP Sir Teddy Taylor, whose death was announced today. The 80-year-old represented Glasgow Cathcart for the Conservatives and was first elected in 1964. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said: “Teddy Taylor … 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 told to scrap named person and start again

21 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to drop her named person scheme and come up with new plans to protect vulnerable children. It follows a series of legal experts demolishing the SNP’s changes to the proposal after the Supreme Court ruled … Continue reading


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SNP tax vote abstention ‘clearest sign yet’ of raid on workers

20 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP’s decision to wave through Labour plans for a tax hike is the “clearest sign yet” that it plans to hit workers in the pocket. The nationalists chose not to oppose the Holyrood motion today that would see increases … Continue reading


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Swinney misses golden opportunity to say how he will get CfE back on track

20 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

John Swinney has “missed a golden opportunity” to say how he’d sort problems with teacher recruitment and the Curriculum for Excellence in a keynote speech, the Scottish Conservatives have said. Instead, the education secretary made a point of telling the … Continue reading


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Lawyers demolish SNP attempts to revise named person policy

20 Sep 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP has been urged to “do the decent thing” and scrap named person plans altogether, after lawyers demolished the policy in Holyrood today. The Law Society and Faculty of Advocates both gave evidence to the education committee criticising revised … Continue reading