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Ruth supports Armed Forces Day by becoming the Honorary Colonel of Army Reserve Unit

23 Jun 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has been appointed Honorary Colonel of her former Army Regiment – and today uses her new post to promote Armed Forces Day. The MSP, formerly a member of 32 Signal Regiment, has been invited to … Continue reading


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Sturgeon and Ewing treated parliament with ‘utter contempt’ over latest CAP fiasco

23 Jun 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scotland’s farming communities are owed an apology from the First Minister and her rural affairs secretary over the latest CAP fiasco, the Scottish Conservatives have said. It was confirmed last night that the Scottish Government has asked Europe for an extension … Continue reading


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Scottish Government should be stripped of right to appoint SPA chair

22 Jun 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The next chair of the Scottish Police Authority should be publicly appointed, and not chosen by Scottish Government ministers, it has been argued. Scottish Conservative MSP Margaret Mitchell said, after current chair Andrew Flanagan announced his departure, it was time … Continue reading


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Poverty and Inequality Commission to be created despite SNP opposition

22 Jun 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

A new Poverty and Inequality Commission is to be created in Scots law – despite SNP attempts to block it. The proposal by Scottish Conservative social security spokesman Adam Tomkins was voted through in the Scottish Parliament earlier today. He … Continue reading


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Sturgeon must come clean on second CAP crisis

22 Jun 2017 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon has been urged to “come clean” on whether or not the Scottish Government will need to ask for an extension in delivering vital farming payments. The deadline for processing Common Agricultural Policy cash is next Friday and, if … Continue reading


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SNP admits FoI performance ‘isn’t good enough’

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

Scottish Government ministers have admitted their performance on complying with Freedom of Information laws “isn’t good enough”. In a Holyrood debate sparked by the Scottish Conservatives today, the SNP’s record on replying to FoI requests was heavily criticised by opposition … Continue reading


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Scottish Government’s FoI failure exposed

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

The Scottish Government’s response rate for Freedom of Information requests is well below the national average, it has been revealed. Research by the Scottish Conservatives has found that, of all FoI requests dealt with by ministers in the last year, … Continue reading


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Drop in youngsters going to ‘positive destinations’

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

The number of school leavers ending up in “positive destinations” has fallen for the first time in five years. Figures released today show 8.6 per cent of young people are deemed to have become unemployed on leaving school, instead of … Continue reading