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SNP must commit to extend business rates holiday to support Scottish businesses and jobs

5 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

A business rates holiday should be extended beyond the immediate economic crisis as part of a comprehensive strategy to provide long-term stability for the retail, hospitality and tourism industries according to the Scottish Conservatives. With Scotland’s economy now reopening, and … Continue reading


SNP fail to carry out any follow-up checks on passengers flying in to Scotland

5 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scotland’s beleaguered health secretary has admitted not a single coronavirus check has been carried out on passengers flying in to Scotland. Speaking on the BBC’s Sunday Politics Scotland, Jeane Freeman conceded the latest in a long line of SNP testing … Continue reading


Thank you to our NHS, 72 years old today

5 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

On the 72nd birthday of the NHS, the Scottish Conservatives have put on record their gratitude and support for all those working in the Scottish NHS. Today (Sunday), there will be a nationwide clap to thank the NHS which is … Continue reading


Move now to make Scotland attractive to HK citizens, SNP told

5 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP government has been urged to start work now in making Scotland attractive to people fleeing Hong Kong for the UK. Following months of aggression from the Chinese authorities and the passing of a controversial security law, the UK … Continue reading


Scottish Conservatives reach out to the SNP over Gaelic

5 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have reached out to the SNP over the issue of Gaelic in a bid to find a solution to reports that the language is under severe threat. In a letter to Kate Forbes – the SNP’s MSP … Continue reading


SNP Covid-19 adviser: Better testing could have saved thousands of lives

3 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

One of the SNP’ government’s advisers on coronavirus has admitted a better approach to testing could have saved thousands of lives. Writing in the New Statesman, Mark Woolhouse also said history may judge the decision to enter lockdown as a … Continue reading


Scotland must not be left out of international travel

3 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have demanded that the First Minister clears up confusion on airbridges and quarantine urgently as parents and families try to organise their summer holidays. As children go back to school on the 11th August, it is vital … Continue reading


Experts confirm border restrictions would damage Scottish economy

2 Jul 2020 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Two economic experts have today confirmed that restricting movement across the Scottish border would have a negative effect on tourism figures during an influential House of Commons committee. David Philips, Associate Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies and Professor … Continue reading