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Ruth Davidson MSP

Salmond reverts to ‘bunker mentality’

19 Sep 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases

The First minister has been accused of adopting a “bunker mentality” amid evidence he is increasingly dismissing the views of respected experts on the consequences of independence. Two reports this week set out the extreme fiscal challenges a separate Scotland … Continue reading


Ruth Davidson MSP

Missing billion from Salmond’s flagship building programme

12 Sep 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases

Alex Salmond today failed to explain why his government has been unable to deliver vital building projects worth a billion pounds. Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson pressed the First Minister on why yesterday’s budget statement did not mention another reduction … Continue reading


Ruth Davidson MSP

Thousands of criminals will still get out early under SNP sentence changes

3 Sep 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases

Thousands of criminals will still be let out of jail automatically before the end of their sentence under the SNP’s plans to change automatic early release. Alex Salmond today said that sex offenders given more than four years and violent … Continue reading


Ruth Davidson MSP

Full audit needed to discover full extent of patients wrongly charged for care

13 Jun 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has challenged Alex Salmond to carry out a full audit into how many critically ill patients have been wrongly charged for their care. The First Minister was today unable to say how many people and … Continue reading


Apply for the 2013 Scottish Conservative Annual Conference

13 Feb 2013 Posted in Featured, Top Stories

The 2013 Scottish Conservative Annual Conference will be held on the 7 & 8 June at the Albert Halls in Stirling. This is the first time for many years that a major Scottish Political party has visited the City for … Continue reading


SNP budget fails key economic tests

6 Feb 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases

The SNP has refused to reverse cuts to college and housing budgets as part of today’s budget announcement. The Scottish Conservatives highlighted four key areas which would see the 2013/14 budget prioritise the economy, creating more jobs for people in … Continue reading


Gavin Brown MSP

Budget still fails to prioritise economy

22 Jan 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases

The Scottish Government has today failed to take the opportunity to prioritise the economy in its budget for next year. Finance Secretary John Swinney announced no major changes as part of the Stage One debate on the 2013/14 draft budget. … Continue reading


Concerns remain despite fishing deal

18 Jan 2013 Posted in Featured, Latest Releases

A deal has been struck between the EU and Norway over fishing quotas, it was announced today. However, concerns remain over whether or not countries outwith the agreement will stick to the proposals set out. A catch limit for mackerel … Continue reading