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SNP refused to fund upgrades to police control rooms

The SNP need to take responsibility for hundreds of serious errors in Police Scotland control rooms over the last few years.

Scottish Conservative research has found officers were sent to the wrong address 62 times and police were delayed attending to emergency calls on 81 occasions.

Only Conservatives can beat the SNP in Argyll and Bute

A leading independence campaigner has admitted the SNP’s currency plans in the 2014 referendum were ‘disastrous.’

The former chair of Yes Scotland, Dennis Canavan, said nationalists should be honest and admit that their plans for a currency union were flawed.

Potholes, by the numbers.

Two million, fourteen thousand, nine hundred and sixty-seven to be precise. That’s how many potholes Conservative-run councils have fixed since 2016.

Helensburgh leisure improvements welcomed

Following planning permission in January, the Helensburgh Waterfront project continues to make progress and the issue now is procuring the main contractor for the construction works.

High pump prices and fuel poverty worst in rural areas

Rural communities across Scotland and particularly on the Islands are being forced to pay substantially more for vehicle fuel than urban areas. This means deep unfairness for households already facing budget pressures.

£12M distillery investment welcomed on Islay

I was delighted to attend today's opening ceremony at Ardnahoe Distillery and speak to many in attendance.
The distillery was officially opened and attended by Lord Robertson of Port Ellen, and members of the island community and the wider whisky industry.

SNP 12 long years of shameful failure over Dunoon-Gourock Ferry

Highlands and Islands Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron has described the failure of the SNP Government to resolve the longstanding issue of the inadequate Dunoon-Gourock ferry, despite repeated promises to take action, as “12 long years of shameful failure.”

Cameron demands action to protect air service to islands

Scottish Conservative MSP Donald Cameron is demanding action to protect air services to the Inner Hebridean islands of Coll,  Colonsay and Tiree after Argyll and Bute Council confirmed that the service from Oban may cease, at least temporarily, after the current contract ends on 16th May.