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Jackson Carlaw named leader of the Scottish Conservatives

Jackson Carlaw has announced a series of new appointments within the party after being announced Scottish Conservative Leader.Shortly after the announcement that he had won the contest with almost 76 per cent of...

Changes made to Scottish Conservative shadow cabinet

The Scottish Conservatives have announced changes to the shadow cabinet, and the appointment of two vice chairs.The update follows the resignation as leader of Ruth Davidson last week.The new shadow cabinet is as follows:Interim...

Conservatives want more women and BME candidates to come forward

The Scottish Conservatives want more diversity among their elected members and are today beginning a new programme to get more women and BME candidates elected to Holyrood.It will be International Women's Day later this...

Scottish Conservatives launch environment paper

 A series of new initiatives designed to protect Scotland’s environment and tackle climate change have been published today by the Scottish Conservatives in a major new policy paper.Timed to mark Scottish Environment Week, the...

Scottish Conservatives launch new mental health policy

Earlier today Miles Briggs MSP for Lothians joined the party leader and MSP for Central Edinburgh, Ruth Davidson, as she launched the new mental health policy. This demands a step change in support for...

Edinburgh Central MSP speaking at Women in the World Forum

Edinburgh Central MSP and Leader of the Scottish Conservatives, Ruth Davidson, is to speak in London this evening. Ms Davidson will address the prestigious Women in the World Forum being held there. Hosted by founder Tina Brown,...

Mark Brown is selected as a council candidate

Mark Brown has confirmed to The Edinburgh Reporter that he has been selected a Scottish Conservative Candidate for next year's City of Edinburgh Council election in the DrumBrae / Gyle ward.Well done Mark -...

#SP16 Nick Cook Conservative candidate for Edinburgh Eastern

In 2012 Nick Cook was the youngest person to be elected as councillor in Edinburgh. He is currently Conservative councillor representing the Liberton/Gilmerton Ward of the city.Now, in 2016, he has been selected to stand as...

#SP16 – Ruth Davidson on the campaign trail in Stockbridge

It is now the season of dogs and babies along with manifestos and - in Ruth Davidson's case at least - a lot of Diet Coke. She told The Edinburgh Reporter that this is what keeps...

Helping you decide on your vote

Almost the end of the parliamentary election campaign 2011 and tomorrow from 7am you can cast your vote. In our last ditch effort to help you decide who you will be voting for perhaps...

Graduate tax favoured by two-thirds of Scots according to new poll

A poll in today’s Scotsman has shown that two-thirds of Scots back a graduate contribution of up to £4,000 to the cost of their university education.David McLetchie, Scottish Conservative Campaign Manager for the Scottish...


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