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‘Power grab’ planning bill under fire

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

SNP attempts to reform planning in Scotland have been dismissed as a “power grab” by the Scottish Conservatives. MSPs will debate the first stage of the Planning (Scotland) Bill today at Holyrood. And while the Scottish Conservatives will vote to … Continue reading


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Sturgeon talks down importance of UK market again

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

Scotland’s First Minister has again talked down the importance of the UK market, hinting that she valued custom with other EU countries more. In an interview in Brussels, Nicola Sturgeon claimed the European single market was “eight times the size … Continue reading


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SNP “dragging Scotland back to the arguments of the past”

25 May 2018 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories

Ruth Davidson has today reacted to the publication of the SNP’s independence blueprint, saying it is time for the Nationalists to move on from the “arguments of the past”. The SNP’s latest independence plan, published today, has revealed that multi-billion … Continue reading


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Schools suffer while SNP drags Scotland down indyref ‘rabbit hole’

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

The education of Scotland’s youngsters will suffer if the SNP drags Scotland “back down the rabbit hole” of another independence debate. Speaking ahead of the launch of Nicola Sturgeon’s separation blueprint tomorrow, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson pointed to a … Continue reading


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Subject choice crisis hits early school leavers hardest

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

The dwindling number of subjects pupils are able to take hits those who wish to leave school at an earlier age the hardest, the Scottish Conservatives have said. Speaking in a debate in Holyrood today, shadow education secretary Liz Smith … Continue reading


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SNP cause ‘Scotland-specific economic shock’

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

The economy is facing a ‘Scotland-specific economic shock’ – a term enshrined in law, used to describe a set of poor economic indicators that only apply to north of the border. This was confirmed by Andrew Chapman from the Scottish … Continue reading


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Job creation under SNP lags behind every single UK nation and region

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

Jobs growth in Scotland has lagged behind every single region in the UK since the SNP came into power, according to new analysis of ONS employment figures and figures published by the Scottish Government today. The figures show that since … Continue reading


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MSPs to vote on getting tough on housing factors

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

MSPs will vote tomorrow on getting tough on housing factors who fail to carry out vital repairs to properties. Scottish Conservative housing spokesman Graham Simpson will warn Scotland stands on a “housing conditions cliff edge”, and the poor performance of … Continue reading