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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

Subject choice reduction a ‘scandal’ in Scotland’s schools

17 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The dwindling number of subjects school pupils can choose from should trigger a parliamentary inquiry, the Scottish Conservatives have said. Leader Ruth Davidson described the situation as a “scandal” at First Minister’s Questions today, after it emerged the majority of … Continue reading


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Peter Chapman resigns as Scottish Conservative rural affairs spokesman

16 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Peter Chapman MSP has today resigned as the Scottish Conservative party spokesman on rural affairs. The regional list member for the north-east informed party leader Ruth Davidson by letter of his intention to step down earlier today. Mr Chapman spoke last … Continue reading


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SNP leant on M&S over country labelling row

16 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

SNP government officials pressured Marks and Spencer amid a “Union Jackery” row over food and drink labelling, it has emerged. Nationalists were furious when the retailer listed whisky and Scottish gin under the “United Kingdom” section of their website. And … Continue reading


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Sturgeon ‘wants a crisis’ over Brexit

15 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon “wants a crisis” over Brexit – after the SNP led a revolt on the EU withdrawal bill in Holyrood today. The nationalists are expected to be joined by Labour, the Liberal Democrats and the Greens in voting to … Continue reading


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Labour and Lib Dems must put aside political interests and back Brexit Bill

15 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have issued a final plea to Labour and Liberal Democrat MSPs to support the amended Withdrawal Bill when it comes to a vote in Holyrood. Speaking ahead of the debate on the Bill, constitution spokesman Adam Tomkins … Continue reading


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Brexit an ‘opportunity’ for widening access to universities

15 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Leaving the EU will provide an opportunity to help get more Scots from deprived backgrounds into university, experts have said. In a submission to Holyrood’s Education Committee, Universities Scotland said Brexit would allow funded places currently set aside for EU … Continue reading


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Scottish Conservatives call for a national programme of mental health teacher-training

14 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

At the start of Mental Health Awareness Week, the Scottish Conservatives have called for a commitment from the Scottish Government to a national programme of mental health teacher-training and an improvement in counselling services in secondary schools. This approach endorses … Continue reading


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Scottish and UK wage-gap to cost Scottish workers £4,500

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

Scottish workers can expect to earn almost £4,500 less than their UK counterparts over the next five years. The current gap between Scottish and UK average full-time earnings is £404 but research compiled by the Scottish Conservatives shows that, by … Continue reading