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Scottish Conservatives appoint new Chairman and Deputy Leader

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The Scottish Conservative Party have appointed a new Chairman and Deputy Leader. Craig Hoy MSP has been appointed as the new Party Chairman, and Meghan Gallacher MSP is the new Deputy Leader. The changes were made...

Council elections 2022 – Conservatives say a vote for them is a way to...

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Voting for the Scottish Conservatives in Thursday's local government elections is the only way to guarantee the focus will be on people’s local priorities, Douglas Ross has said. The Scottish Conservative Leader said voters across...

Scottish Conservatives launch local election campaign

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The Scottish Conservatives launch their campaign for the 2022 local elections in Edinburgh today. Leader Douglas Ross and local government spokesman Miles Briggs unveiled the party’s slogan for the campaign: “Your Local Priorities, not the...
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Prime Minister’s address to the Scottish Conservatives Conference

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The Scottish Conservatives are holding their party conference in Aberdeen.Fresh off the plane from Saudi Boris Johnson told the Scottish members that Scotland will be at the forefront of the renewables push - and...

Conservatives bill against fly tipping now open for consultation

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Scottish Conservatives, and principally, Murdo Fraser MSP have proposed a Member's Bill to improve ways of dealing with fly-tipping, and it is open for comment now.Mr Fraser is aiming to significantly improve on...

Christmas message from Douglas Ross

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A Christmas message from Douglas Ross MP and MSP, Leader of Scottish Conservatives."Merry Christmas."With the Omicron variant spreading fast, this is far from the normal Christmas that we were all hoping for even...

Conservatives urge Scottish Government to “pull out all the stops” on booster rollout

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The Scottish Conservatives have urged The Scottish Government to "pull out all the stops" and speed up the vaccine booster rollout with new mass vaccination centres and drop-in clinics.Ahead of the First Minister's Covid...

Douglas Ross addresses the Conservative party conference

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Speaking to a Scottish Conservative event at party conference on Sunday, Leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Douglas Ross, said the party is building ‘the real alternative for working people across Scotland who want to...
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Scottish Conservatives appoint new members of staff

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The Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party has appointed a new Director of the Party and Chief of Staff to Douglas Ross.The new Director of the Party is James Tweedie, who has played a crucial...

Put the economy first say Conservatives

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The Scottish Conservatives say that Scotland’s economic recovery must be the focus of this year’s Programme for Government.The SNP have said they will invest in the NHS as a central part of their...

#SP2021 – Douglas Ross optimistic about the election

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SCOTTISH Conservatives leader, Douglas Ross MP, said he was optimistic about this week’s Holyrood election on the eve of the nation going to the polls.The politician began his day on Wednesday in Haddington, East...

#SP2021 – Conservatives warn voters not to split the pro UK vote

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Ruth Davidson MSP has urged voters not to “split the pro-UK vote” on the peach-coloured ballot and risk helping nationalist parties.Joining Scottish Conservatives leader, Douglas Ross, on the campaign trail on Tuesday, she said...

#SP2021 – Conservatives ask for your list vote to stop a referendum

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The Scottish Conservatives say that pro-UK voters have “one shot” to be sure of stopping another independence referendum.Douglas Ross will be joined by Ruth Davidson on the campaign trail today in Colinton, where they...

#SP2021 Ross to make speech on the English border

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Pro-UK voters have seven days to save Scotland’s recovery and stop another independence referendum, Scottish Conservative leader, Douglas Ross, will say today .Speaking near the border between Scotland and England, he will call for...

#SP2021 – Scottish Conservatives launch their manifesto to stop another independence referendum

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The Scottish Conservatives have launched their manifesto to rebuild Scotland together after the pandemic, and stop another independence referendum.At the launch in Glasgow, Douglas Ross called on pro-UK voters to unite behind the Scottish...

#SP2021 Conservatives launch their manifesto on Monday

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The Scottish Conservatives will launch their manifesto on Monday with a plan to rebuild Scotland and focus on recovery, not another independence referendum.Launching the party’s manifesto in Glasgow, Douglas Ross will say it is...

#SP2021 Conservatives want your postal vote

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All political parties are supplied with a list of who is on the electoral roll and who has opted to vote by post.That is why they are able to send communications addressed to...

#SP2021 – Conservatives offer a campaigning message on the armed forces

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Scottish Conservative Leader, Douglas Ross MP, announced a series of manifesto pledges to support Scotland's military personnel including an Armed Forces and Veterans Bill.The Conservatives intend that the bill will enshrine the Armed Forces Covenant into...

Conservatives backing mental health commitment

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Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross was in Edinburgh today pledging to commit 10 per cent of Scotland's NHS budget to mental health treatment.This would be an increase from the current level of 8.1 per...

#SP6 – Conservatives call for fans to attend the Euros

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The Scottish Conservative leader, Douglas Ross is urging the government to allow fans back into the stadium for the Euros this summer.He said that the success of the vaccination programme and the low...

#SP6 – Conservatives champion the vaccination programme

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The Scottish Conservatives are to champion the vaccine rollout as an ‘incredible success story’ that has demonstrated the overwhelming benefits of Scotland remaining part of the UK.Scottish party leader, Douglas Ross, will be joined...

#SP6 – Conservatives vow to repeal parts of Hate Crime law

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As part of their election campaign today the Scottish Conservatives say they will repeal parts of the Hate Crime Act passed in the last parliament since they threaten free speech.The party also wants to...

#SP2021 Scottish Conservatives to campaign on stopping an SNP majority

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The Scottish Conservative party will begin their election campaign today from Aberdeen. They will say that pro-UK voters must unite to stop an SNP majority. They cite the lack of accountability in recent months...

Conservatives plan to introduce Suzanne’s law

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Today is the second day of the Scottish Conservative party conference and today they have revealed two promises in their manifesto relating to proposed legislation.In the week when the Scottish Government passed the...

Scottish Conservative party conference 2021 – Ruth Davidson says SNP majority can be stopped

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Although the SNP do not have a majority in The Scottish Parliament at present, Ruth Davidson MSP for Central Edinburgh will say later today that an SNP majority can be stopped.She will tell...

Prime Minister and Chancellor address the Scottish Conservatives conference

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The Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, had the opportunity to speak to Scottish Conservatives earlier today by joining the virtual conference from Downing Street where he is still self-isolating.This is what he said: "Thank you...

Ross aims to scrap not proven verdict

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Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has vowed to scrap the not proven verdict in criminal trials which has subsisted since the 19th century.There have been several attempts to remove the third option during...

Ross delivers first major speech on the opening day of the UK Conservative conference

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Douglas Ross MP, Scottish Conservative leader has thrown down the challenge to the UK party to find its unionist DNA once more.This was Ross's first major speech since becoming leader and he used...

As Conservatives begin hunt for new leader in Scotland Davidson backs Ross

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The Management Board of the Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party has today approved the procedures for the election of the Leader of the party following the snap resignation of Jackson Carlaw yesterday.As per the...

Government support for newspapers is key to their survival

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The Scottish Conservatives say that Scotland’s regional media must be supported by both governments to ensure their survival now and after the Covid-19 pandemic.They assert that the vital role played by the country’s trusted...

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