Help decide your representatives in Holyrood

14 Oct 2015 Posted in Uncategorized

The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party is about to ‘rank’ our candidates for the 2016 Scottish Parliament election. The higher up the list a candidate is ranked, the better their chance of being elected next year. In the past, it’s … Continue reading

Liz Smith MSP

Teacher cutbacks hindering progress in education

26 May 2015 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Cutbacks in teacher numbers are hindering progress in education, the Scottish Conservatives said today. The issue was highlighted in a debate on education in the Scottish Parliament today (26 May). Recently, the Scottish Government have been heavily criticised for a fall … Continue reading

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Gavin Brown MSP

SNP blasted after putting Holyrood on pause for two more months

24 Sep 2014 Posted in All News, Latest Releases, Top Stories, Uncategorized

Finance secretary John Swinney has confirmed there will be no programme for government in Holyrood until beyond mid November. He told MSPs the schedule would be confirmed once a new First Minister had been elected. However, that cannot happen until … Continue reading

Gavin Brown MSP

SNP admits childcare costs could rise by further £50m just weeks before policy is launched

4 Jun 2014 Posted in Latest Releases, Top Stories, Uncategorized

The SNP has admitted the cost of their new childcare policy could cost up to an extra £50million – just eight weeks before it is launched. Education Secretary Mike Russell has admitted he is “still negotiating” with COSLA over the … Continue reading

Jackson Carlaw MSP

Hundreds of thousands of bed days still taken up by bed blocking

26 Nov 2013 Posted in Uncategorized

Health statistics out today show that hundreds of thousands of bed days are still being occupied thanks to bed blocking. In total 126,531 bed days were taken up by delayed discharge patients in the last quarter – which is higher … Continue reading

Ross Thomson

SNP candidate admits most voters don’t want separation

19 Jun 2013 Posted in Uncategorized

The majority of voters in the Aberdeen Donside by-election do not want Scotland to separate from the rest of the UK, the SNP candidate has admitted. Mark McDonald told STV last night that most people he spoke to did not … Continue reading