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Campaign to protect police dogs is launched in Scotland

23 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Liam Kerr MSP has launched a campaign, today, calling for a new criminal offence of causing injury to police dogs. He made the announcement after visiting the police dog unit in Baluniefield, Dundee. Currently it is not a specific crime … Continue reading


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Children’s hospital admissions at an all-time high

22 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Children’s admissions to hospitals are at an all-time high, according to a written answer received by Miles Briggs, Scottish Conservative shadow health secretary. The answer reveals that the number of children admitted to hospitals across Scotland has risen from 268,670 … Continue reading


SNP bow to Scottish Conservative pressure on support for terminally ill patients

20 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Scottish Conservative MSP Jeremy Balfour has been successful in convincing the Scottish Government to change the policy regarding benefits given to those who are terminally ill. Mr Balfour had originally secured an amendment to the Social Security (Scotland) Bill that … Continue reading


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Scottish Conservatives triumph in Perthshire by-election

20 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have won a vital council by-election in Perth and Kinross, with the candidate securing nearly 50 per cent of the vote. John Duff saw off the SNP comfortably in the fight for the area’s Highland ward. Of … Continue reading


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‘Unfair’ council tax rise disparity revealed

20 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Huge disparities have been revealed across Scotland as part of this year’s SNP council tax rises. Official statistics have shown the average household will pay £37 more in 2018/19 in comparison to last year. However, a postcode lottery has also … Continue reading


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Call for more farming support after year of ‘brutal’ weather

17 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Farmers need increased financial support following 12 months of “brutal” weather for the industry, the Scottish Conservatives have said. Shadow rural affairs secretary Peter Chapman called on the Scottish Government to provide farmers across the country with additional help amid … Continue reading


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Fast track veterans into policing to get more bobbies on the beat

13 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

People who are on the verge of leaving the armed forces should be fast-tracked into the police to help address shortages on the ground, the Scottish Conservatives have said. The party’s veterans spokesman Maurice Corry called for a trial to … Continue reading


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Health visitor vacancies rise by 50% as SNP struggles to hit target

12 Apr 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Health visitor vacancy rates in Scotland have increased by half in the space of a year as the SNP struggles to honour a pledge on increasing numbers. Official statistics have revealed there are currently 144 vacancies across the country, the … Continue reading