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Liz-Smith

Swinney must intervene in Newlands college row

1 Feb 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives are calling on education secretary John Swinney to intervene in the row over the closure of a pioneering college which has given Scottish youngsters a second chance. Newlands Junior College in Glasgow, set up by entrepreneur Jim … Continue reading


Murdo Fraser MSP

Teachers should be exempt from SNP car park tax

1 Feb 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Teachers should be exempt from paying the SNP’s new car park tax in the same way NHS workers are, the Scottish Conservatives have said. In yesterday’s budget, finance secretary Derek Mackay outlined plans to charge hundreds of pounds a year … Continue reading


Maurice Golden

Deposit Return Scheme must include glass

1 Feb 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have called for the SNP government to include glass in the forthcoming deposit return scheme. Maurice Golden, Scottish Conservative shadow environment secretary has written to Roseanna Cunningham, Cabinet Secretary for the environment to press the case that … Continue reading


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Now SNP wants to tax parking at work

31 Jan 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Taxing people hundreds of pounds to park at their place of work is part of an SNP triple-tax bombshell outlined in today’s budget. Finance secretary Derek Mackay stated today he wants councils to penalise those who take their car to … Continue reading


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Attack on police horses demonstrates urgent need for Finn’s Law

31 Jan 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives are calling on the SNP government to hurry up and start the process of implementing Finn’s Law, which would create a new offence of harming or killing a service animal. Less than a fortnight ago three police … Continue reading


Edward Mountain

Sturgeon must sever links with pro-indy hate-filled blogger

30 Jan 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have called on Nicola Sturgeon, the First Minister, to sever links between the SNP and a hate-filled blogger who has called British soldiers in Ireland, ‘legitimate targets’ and denied the holocaust. Jason Michael McCann, known as ‘Jeggit’, … Continue reading


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SNP fails to enforce antisocial behaviour penalties

30 Jan 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Fixed penalty notices for antisocial behaviour have declined by 75 per cent in 4 years, according to the latest figures released by the Scottish Government. This has led the Scottish Conservatives to accuse the SNP of failing to protect communities. … Continue reading


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SNP must not jeopardise Scotland’s £50bn UK market

30 Jan 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scotland’s exports to the rest of the UK totalled almost £50 billion in 2017, reinforcing its position as the country’s most important market. Official trade figures today revealed 60 per cent of Scotland’s business is done with England, Wales and … Continue reading