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Cameron Buchanan to stand down as MSP in 2016

1 Jul 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative MSP Cameron Buchanan has announced he will stand down at the 2016 Holyrood elections. The Edinburgh and Lothians MSP and local government spokesman is retiring because he wants to give new candidates a fair chance of standing for … Continue reading


Ruth Davidson MSP

New figures reveal where SNP college axe has fallen

25 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

New figures have revealed exactly where in Scotland the SNP’s purge of part-time courses has hit hardest. The report – shown to MSPs on Holyrood’s audit committee this week – revealed tens of thousands of places had gone in areas … Continue reading


Murdo Fraser MSP

Oil and gas bulletin proves SNP were misleading the public

25 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The latest oil and gas bulletin proves the SNP have been deliberately misleading the public, the Scottish Conservatives said today. During the referendum, wildly inaccurate projections were used to suggest oil and gas revenues over the next four years were … Continue reading


Annabel Goldie MSP

Tributes as former Scottish Conservative leader announces she will stand down

25 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Former Scottish Conservative leader Annabel Goldie has announced she is to stand down as an MSP in 2016. Following her elevation to her peerage two years ago, Baroness Goldie will devote her time to her duties in the House of Lords. … Continue reading


Murdo Fraser MSP

SNP’s rural land grab based on ‘ideology’

23 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

SNP plans for land reform across Scotland are rooted in ideology and will cost local jobs in rural communities, the Scottish Conservatives have warned. The Scottish Government’s Land Reform Bill was unveiled today, and it includes plans to force landowners … Continue reading


Mary Scanlon MSP

Mary Scanlon to stand down as MSP in 2016

23 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative Highlands and Islands MSP Mary Scanlon has announced she is to stand down at May’s Holyrood election. The education and lifelong learning spokeswoman and deputy convener of the Public Audit Committee said she was retiring to spend more … Continue reading


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Ruth to address Scotland Office lecture series

22 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Speeches, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson will give a lecture at the Scotland Office in London this evening.   It will be the first in a series of lectures at Dover House over coming months.   Please see a full copy … Continue reading


Margaret Mitchell MSP

Last chance for SNP to fix automatic early release mess

22 Jun 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Government has been urged not to go ahead with its “half-baked plans” to end automatic release – a move that would only affect around three per cent of offenders. Scottish Conservative justice spokeswoman Margaret Mitchell has proposed an … Continue reading