Scottish Conservatives

Scotland should pursue volunteer tuition to close attainment gap


20 Aug 2017

The Scottish Government should back volunteer programmes which provide tuition for pupils from deprived backgrounds, the Scottish Conservatives have said today.

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Blow for rehabilitation as fewer inmates involved in purposeful activity


18 Aug 2017

More than 1000 prisoners in Scotland aren’t engaged in work or purposeful activity, new figures have revealed.

It means 17 per cent...Read More »

Deprived Scots pupils less likely to get to university than rUK counterparts

Liz Smith

17 Aug 2017

The number of Scottish pupils from deprived areas winning a place at university is significantly behind the equivalent statistic...Read More »

More than 1000 mental health patients sent to other boards for care


17 Aug 2017

More than 1000 mental health patients have been sent to other health boards for treatment in the past three...Read More »

Give headteachers power to ban mobile phones in schools


16 Aug 2017

Headteachers should have clear guidance allowing them to remove smartphones from school if they deem it necessary, a Scottish Conservative MSP has...Read More »

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