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More than a third of chronic pain patients miss waiting time target

11 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Over a third of chronic pain patients are waiting over the 18 week treatment time guarantee according to official figures. Statistics published by ISD Scotland today show that 36 percent of patients who were seen for their first appointment in … Continue reading


SNP ‘complacent’ on serious organised crime

10 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have accused the SNP of complacency in the face of a rising threat of organised crime in Scotland. Three Scottish Parliamentary written answers have highlighted the SNP’s current lack of activity on tackling organised crime. The answers … Continue reading


SNP criticised for “moanifesto” of failures over 12 years in government

9 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

With 100 weeks to go until the Holyrood 2021 election, the SNP government has been slammed for a “moanifesto” written during “12 years of misrule”. Pressed by Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson at this week’s FMQs, SNP deputy John Swinney dismissed national concern over multi-level … Continue reading


SNP on course to miss R100 by a mile

7 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have condemned the SNP’s latest delays to the delivery of superfast broadband to Scotland. R100, or the Reaching 100% programme, is the SNP’s pledge to roll out super-fast broadband to 100% of Scotland’s inhabitants by 2021. In … Continue reading


Teachers tell SNP to end combined classes

7 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Teachers inundated the SNP government with concerns over combined classes, new documents have shown. On the day after education secretary John Swinney described concerns over multi-level teaching as a “moan-fest”, more than 30 letters to his SNP government have been … Continue reading


Revealed: Scores of schools forced into running combined classes

6 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

More than 100 schools in Scotland are being forced to run combined classes where at least three different qualifications are being taught by the same teacher at the same time. Research by the Scottish Conservatives has revealed the extent of … Continue reading


Bid to protect thousands of workers from car park tax

6 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have tabled a series of amendments in a bid to protect thousands of workers from the SNP’s hated car park tax. The party has now submitted 30 proposed changes to the Transport (Scotland) Bill, which includes the … Continue reading


Economy experts blast SNP failure on financial planning

5 Jun 2019 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The SNP government has been criticised for not setting out sufficient plans for the future of Scotland’s economy. The Fraser of Allander Institute said anyone expecting Derek Mackay’s medium term financial strategy to provide a proper outlook for the country’s … Continue reading