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Ruth addresses Brexit and SNP’s weak economy in David Hume speech

30 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Ruth Davidson will this evening call for a positive approach to the challenges and opportunities thrown up by Brexit – and a renewed focus from the SNP government on delivering lasting economic growth in Scotland. In her David Hume Institute … Continue reading


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College student numbers still 40% lower than when SNP took charge

30 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The number of Scottish college students is still 40 per cent lower than when the SNP came to government, with part-time students still 51 per cent lower, according to the Scottish Funding Council. College Statistics 2016-17 shows that, despite small … Continue reading


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Survey shows 1 in 3 inmates still testing positive for drugs upon release

29 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nearly a third of prisoners tested positive for illegal substances as they were preparing for release last year, analysis has shown. The Scottish Prison Service said 30 per cent of those “tested on liberation tested positive for illegal drugs”, even … Continue reading


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Scotland on course for lowest growth in the developed world

28 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

A decade of SNP economic policy has led to the lowest growth in the developed world and the highest business taxes in Europe. In addition, the SNP has categorically failed to meet their own economic targets. In the week that … Continue reading


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Matheson must resign after latest evidence of interference

28 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

The Scottish Conservatives have called on Michael Matheson to resign after it was revealed that his department tried to interfere over the release of a Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) report. E-mails published by the Sunday Post show that … Continue reading


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‘Desperate’ SNP trying to spin its way out of flag changes

24 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Nicola Sturgeon has been accused of desperation after claiming she didn’t want to remove the Union Flag from Scottish Government buildings – weeks after issuing instructions demanding exactly that. It was reported this morning that the number of days the … Continue reading


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Export figures highlight importance of UK single market to Scotland

24 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Figures revealing Scottish trade in 2016 highlight the vital importance of the UK single market to business north of the border, the Scottish Conservatives have said. Scotland’s trade with the UK single market continued to be almost four times more valuable … Continue reading


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Health boards snub jobs fair despite recruitment crisis

24 Jan 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

A major jobs fair for health workers in Scotland’s capital city has been snubbed by every one of the country’s 14 regional NHS boards. The summit will take place in March and is described by organisation Health Sector Jobs as … Continue reading