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SNP’s decade of failure to improve Scots mental or physical wellbeing

24 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The number of Scots who consider their general health to be ‘good’ or ‘very good’ is at the lowest level since 2008, according to the Scottish Health Survey, published today. In addition, the survey shows that Scots mental wellbeing is … Continue reading


Scottish Conservatives force SNP to increase transparency

19 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Parliament today passed a resolution calling on the SNP to increase transparency with respect to vital economic data. The SNP Government currently gets pre-release access to economic statistics before they are made publicly available. This allows the SNP to … Continue reading


Swinney must apologise for Named Persons fiasco

19 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have branded the SNP’s decision to scrap the Named Persons plan as a “complete humiliation.” Last month an expert panel set up to examine the issue stated that it was “not the right thing to do at … Continue reading


Freeman blames 8-year Sick Kids delay on Brexit

18 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

SNP health secretary Jeane Freeman has blamed the decade-long fiasco surrounding the new Sick Kids hospital in Edinburgh on Brexit. Despite being in sole charge of the beleaguered project since coming to office in 2007, the nationalists said it was … Continue reading


Mackay reaches for Brexit ‘crutch’ as Scotland’s economy falters

18 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Finance secretary Derek Mackay has been accused of using Brexit as a “crutch” to hide his own failings in running Scotland’s economy. He blamed the UK’s departure from the European Union for Scotland edging towards recession, after figures today showed … Continue reading


Freeman’s last chance to come clean on major NHS projects

18 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Health secretary Jeane Freeman will be urged to come clean on the state of major health projects in the Scottish Parliament tomorrow. As part of Scottish Conservative business, shadow health secretary Miles Briggs will say it’s the SNP minister’s last … Continue reading


SNP on course to miss key landfill target by over 80%

18 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP is set to miss a key waste target by over 80 percent, according to the latest statistics from SEPA. The SNP has set a target to ban biodegradable municipal waste going to landfill by 2021, yet the figures … Continue reading


SNP’s indyref obsession ‘longest hangover in history’

18 Sep 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP’s ongoing obsession with independence has been described as the “longest hangover in history” by the Scottish Conservatives. Ahead of the fifth anniversary of the referendum result, Jackson Carlaw said the nationalist government had spent every day since trying … Continue reading