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Alex Johnstone MSP

SNP moves to scrap right for 500k to buy own home

24 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP will take the first steps tomorrow in their controversial bid to deny 500,000 people in Scotland the chance to buy their own rented home. The move is included in the Housing (Scotland) Bill, which will be debated, and … Continue reading


Gavin Brown MSP

ASDA report shows Scots have more money in their pocket

24 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

A major study into personal income in Scotland has shown how the economic recovery across the wider UK has put more money in people’s pockets. ASDA’s Income Tracker report, released tomorrow, has revealed workers north of the border have more … Continue reading


Margaret Mitchell MSP

MacAskill kicks corroboration into the long grass

23 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

The decision to remove the rule of corroboration from Scots law has been delayed by the Scottish Government. Justice secretary Kenny MacAskill confirmed today that the widely criticised proposal would now be parked until next year. And while the delay … Continue reading


John Lamont MSP

Salmond in no position to give guarantees on future of shipbuilding under independence

16 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Alex Salmond today claimed that he could personally guarantee that the Royal Navy will continue to place orders for new warships in Scotland under independence. However, the MOD has not built complex warships outside of the UK since the Second … Continue reading


Ruth Davidson MSP

Scotland’s education system failing children from poorer backgrounds

16 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Pupils from poorer backgrounds in Scotland are missing out on top school grades compared to those living in wealthy families, depriving many of a place at university. In some areas the gap is so wide they are twenty times less … Continue reading


John Lamont MSP

Women will see through Salmond’s referendum appeal

14 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

Alex Salmond today spoke at the SNP conference in Aberdeen, with just five months until the referendum vote. But, he once again failed to provide voters with the real facts and costs of separation. Instead, the First Minister chose to … Continue reading


Liz Smith MSP

Demolition U-turn a victory for common sense

14 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

The organisers of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games have today announced that the demolition of the Red Road flats will not feature as part of the event’s opening ceremony. Reacting to the decision, Scottish Conservative sports spokeswoman Liz Smith MSP … Continue reading


David Mundell MP

SNP ‘fundies’ on wrong side of devo-dividing line

11 Apr 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories

The referendum campaign has shown the SNP to be opposed to devolution, and has released their “inner fundie”, a senior MP has said. Writing on the website Conservative Home, Scotland Office minister David Mundell said this weekend’s conference would reveal … Continue reading