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The £250m cost of SNP’s botched IT projects

28 Jun 2019

The SNP’s failure to properly implement public sector IT contracts has cost the taxpayer more than £250 million in recent years, new analysis has revealed.

Botched contracts across the police, health service and other quangos has led to the public purse having to write off a total of...Read More »


Sturgeon stands by plan to let tagged criminals off the hook

27 Jun 2019

Nicola Sturgeon has defended her own government’s decision not to impose additional punishment on criminals who remove their electronic tags.

Despite pleas from victim support groups, the SNP this week rejected a Scottish Conservative plan to make tampering with a tag a specific offence resulting in stiffer punishment.

It...Read More »


Thousands could avoid jail under SNP’s soft touch justice

26 Jun 2019

Thousands of criminals could avoid jail if the SNP’s presumption against sentences of up to 12 months is passed by the Scottish Parliament today.

It’s expected that only the Scottish Conservatives will vote against the statutory instrument in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon with Scottish Labour, Scottish Liberal...Read More »


Citizens’ Assembly plans ‘nothing but a talking shop for independence’

26 Jun 2019

The SNP’s plans for a Citizens’ Assembly are “nothing but a talking shop for independence”, the Scottish Conservatives have...Read More »


SNP must take responsibility for Scotland’s homeless crisis

26 Jun 2019

The SNP must take responsibility for a rise in homelessness after more than 12 years in charge of housing, the Scottish Conservatives have said.

Figures published today showed a three per cent increase in people applying for temporary accommodation to their council.

It means there are now 36,465 people...Read More »


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