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Sturgeon would drag Scotland straight back into hated CFP

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

Nicola Sturgeon has refused to deny her plan for the break-up of Britain would drag Scotland straight back into the hated Common Fisheries Policy. She was challenged today at First Minister’s Questions to clarify her party’s stance on the CFP … Continue reading


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Council tax payers bail out local authorities after SNP cuts

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

Council tax payers across Scotland have been forced to compensate their local authorities following SNP budget cuts, a report has confirmed. Audit Scotland, in its review into local government finances, stated SNP government funding “reduced in real terms” in 2017/18, … Continue reading


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SNP drug strategy ‘dangerously complacent’

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

The Scottish Conservatives have labelled the SNP Government’s drugs strategy a ‘tragic missed opportunity’ and ‘dangerously complacent’. The strategy, unveiled today, fails to include reviews of drug related deaths or any mention of reviewing the methadone programme, implicated in half … Continue reading


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All Scottish MPs should back SFF ‘Sea of Opportunity’ pledge

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

The Scottish Fishermens’ Federation is calling on politicians from all parties in Scotland to sign a new pledge supporting the industry’s demand that full control of UK waters be taken back from the EU. Speaking in Westminster today John Lamont … Continue reading


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50,000 businesses waiting over 18 months for rates appeals

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

Over two thirds of businesses have waited over 18 months to learn the outcome of their business rates appeals, according to new figures published today. The Non-Domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals 2018-19 Q2 report published by the Scottish Government shows that … Continue reading


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Just 1 criminal given maximum sentence for carrying knife despite SNP pledge

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

Just one person convicted of carrying a knife has been given the maximum five-year sentence, despite nearly 1000 convictions and an SNP pledge to get tough on the offence. According to new research by the Scottish Conservatives, just one of … Continue reading


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SNP fails to increase childcare provision

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

Overall capacity in early learning and childcare (ELC) services has fallen, parents continue to struggle to find flexible childcare options and the most deprived households have far fewer options for childcare according to a new report published today. The latest … Continue reading


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Domestic abuse cases rise by 2 a day in Scotland

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

An additional two cases of domestic abuse were recorded every day by police in Scotland last year, new figures have revealed. It means there are now 163 incidents each day, a one per cent increase on 2016/17. The rise coincided … Continue reading