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Mackay’s Brexit blame game exposed

31 May 2019

The SNP’s tactic of blaming Brexit for the billion pound black hole in Scotland’s finances has been exposed by the Fraser of Allander Institute’s Stuart McIntyre.

The Finance Secretary, Derek Mackay explicitly blamed Brexit for the poor Scottish economic performance which has led to a reduction in Scotland’s...Read More »


More people than ever hospitalised after using cannabis

31 May 2019

More than one in eight drug-related hospital admissions in Scotland are now caused by cannabis, scotching theories that the substance is harmless.

New statistics revealed there were 1689 people taken to hospital in 2017/18 after using the drug, either from overdosing or suffering psychological effects.

That’s the equivalent of...Read More »


SNP’s ‘devastating’ £1bn black hole revealed

30 May 2019

A black hole exceeding £1 billion has been revealed at the heart of Scotland’s budget as a result of slow economic growth under the SNP.

The Scottish Fiscal Commission revealed today that budgets were being adjusted to account for Scotland now collecting its own income tax.

That means the...Read More »


SNP’s currency plans a threat to Scotland’s international trade

30 May 2019

The Scottish Conservatives will criticise the SNP’s confused currency plans and their damaging effect on Scotland’s international trade plans.

Speaking in...Read More »


Campaign to improve hospital parking launched

30 May 2019

A campaign has been launched demanding a national review of parking at hospitals.

The Scottish Conservatives unveiled the drive today, arguing that better facilities were needed across the country for staff, patients and visitors.

Shadow health secretary Miles Briggs said the campaign was started after a series of revelations...Read More »


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