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May’s deal only way to ensure an orderly Brexit

28 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP should back Theresa May’s Brexit deal as it’s the only way of ensuring an orderly Brexit, Jackson Carlaw has said. The interim leader of the Scottish Conservatives told Nicola Sturgeon at First Minister’s Questions today that all other … Continue reading


Now car park tax could increase terror threat – police

27 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP’s hated car park tax could increase the risk of terror attacks on police, it has been warned. Scottish Police Federation chair Andrea MacDonald said forcing officers to abandon their cars could place them in danger at the end … Continue reading


Scottish Conservatives welcome protection for UK troops hit by SNP tax raid

27 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have welcomed a pledge from the Prime Minister that armed forces personnel serving in Scotland will again be protected from SNP tax hikes this year. Theresa May announced today that the Ministry of Defence (MoD) will mitigate … Continue reading


SNP drive to recruit mental health workers ‘falling woefully short’

27 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP’s commitment to hire an extra 800 mental health workers is falling “woefully short” and will miss the target “spectacularly” unless changes are made. Research by the Scottish Conservatives has found just 106 additional staff have been recruited as … Continue reading


Just 1 in 3 people think the punishment fits the crime

26 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Barely a third of people in Scotland think the justice system sufficiently punishes criminals, a new study has found. According to the Scottish Crime and Justice Survey, only 38 per cent of people think the courts “give sentences which fit … Continue reading


Mental health staff numbers drop ‘significantly’

26 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The number of mental health professionals working in Scotland’s NHS has dropped significantly, despite SNP pledges to make the issue a priority. Figures released today show there were 269 fewer workers in 2018 than the previous year. The ISD Scotland … Continue reading


Hundreds waiting too long for drug and alcohol treatment

26 Mar 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Hundreds of Scots with drug and alcohol problems are waiting too long for treatment, new figures have revealed today. There are currently 364 patients who have been waiting for more than six weeks for NHS help to tackle drug and … Continue reading


Sturgeon’s Brexit march attendance ‘a scam’

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

Nicola Sturgeon’s attendance at a Brexit protest march in London has been described as a “scam” to stoke up support for independence. The First Minister spent the weekend addressing crowds opposed to leaving the EU, and even posed for “selfies” … Continue reading