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Scots stand ready to help NHS volunteering scheme

25 Mar 2020

Thousands of Scots stand ready to help an NHS volunteering scheme, and the SNP government should waste no time in setting one up, the Scottish Conservatives have said.

Yesterday, UK health secretary Matt Hancock announced an initiative which allows members of the public to help out hospitals and...Read More »


Jackson urges greater support for self-employed

24 Mar 2020

Jackson Carlaw, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives, has today urged Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer to help and support self-employed Scots.

In a letter to Mr Sunak, Jackson asks the Chancellor to “deliver support to this vital part of our economy” as self-employed workers are “seriously...Read More »


Scottish Conservatives call for plastic bag tax to be temporarily lifted

20 Mar 2020

The Scottish Conservatives have suggested that for the next six months Scottish retailers should no longer be obliged...Read More »


NHS staff must have parking charges waived amid crisis

19 Mar 2020

NHS staff at the three Scottish hospitals which still demand payment for parking should have their charges waived, the Scottish Conservatives have said.

Workers at the Edinburgh and Glasgow Royal Infirmaries, as well as Ninewells in Dundee, are still charged by private firms for parking there.

At First Minister’s...Read More »


Pledge to work together to minimise school closure disruption

18 Mar 2020

Shadow education secretary Jamie Greene has said the Scottish Conservatives will work constructively with both the UK and Scottish governments following the announcement of school closures.

Children will need to stay at home from next week, possibly until the summer, as coronavirus cases in Scotland continue to rise,...Read More »


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