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Maurice Golden

SNP on course to miss recycling target by 12 years

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

The SNP are on course to miss their household recycling targets by a significant margin according to analysis undertaken by the Scottish Conservatives. The figures come as the Scottish Conservatives prepare to use this week in the Scottish Parliament to … Continue reading


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SNP should give farmers ‘certainty’ on payments by matching new clauses in Agriculture Bill

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

The SNP government should give the farming industry “certainty” on post-Brexit payments by matching new clauses in the UK Agriculture Bill, the Scottish Conservatives have said today. DEFRA Minister George Eustice has tabled amendments to the legislation working its way … Continue reading


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Scots firms hit for £190m by SNP’s high-tax agenda

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

Businesses in Scotland have been hit by an additional £190 million thanks to the doubling of rates by the SNP. Latest figures have revealed medium and large firms north of the border have had to cough up the extra cash … Continue reading


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GPs need funding boost now

8 Nov 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP government must accelerate pledges for increased funding for family doctors before the GP crisis gets any worse, the Scottish Conservatives said. Experts have predicted that Scotland could be short of nearly 1000 GPs in coming years unless urgent … Continue reading


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Convictions down on emergency worker attackers

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

The conviction rate of people who have attacked emergency workers has gone down according to new figures from the Scottish Conservatives. Liam Kerr, Scottish Conservative shadow justice secretary will raise this as part of his debate in the Scottish Parliament … Continue reading


Murdo Fraser MSP

‘Anti-business’ SNP sees decline in number of firms

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

Thousands of firms have been wound up over the past year in Scotland, new figures have revealed. The 2.5 per cent drop since 2017 is proof of the SNP’s “anti-business attitude”, the Scottish Conservatives said. The official statistics showed there … Continue reading


Liz-Smith

Scores of teachers write to Sturgeon with concerns

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

Scores of teachers have taken up Nicola Sturgeon’s offer to write to her with concerns about education in Scotland under the SNP. At First Minister’s Questions last month, she invited teachers to formally submit their concerns after an anonymous staff … Continue reading


Liz-Smith

Scotland’s music tuition demise laid bare

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

The demise of music tuition in Scotland’s schools will be laid bare at a Holyrood committee tomorrow. Experts will describe the impact of escalating costs to parents as “chilling”, while others warn of a “cliff edge” in relation to “prohibitive … Continue reading