Opinions

John Lamont MP's response to First Minister's comments on Brexit

Responding to the First Minister’s comments on Brexit today, Scottish Conservative MP John Lamont said;

“Yet again, Nicola Sturgeon would rather focus on indyref2 than deal with the crises she has created in both health and education.

Scottish Conservatives demand eradication of Female Genital Mutilation

The Scottish Conservatives are today launching a new campaign demanding tougher laws to prosecute those who engage in, or encourage, the practice of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) in Scotland.

It is estimated that around 170,000 women and girls in the UK have suffered FGM, and experts believe that the true number is likely to be much higher because so few victims seek medical help.

Although FGM has been explicitly illegal since 1985, there has never been a successful prosecution in Scotland.

Scotland in the Union

At this appropriate time, West Lothian Conservative Association recognises the success of the independence referendum 

The SNP’s boomerang attack on UK deficit plans

The SNP have been accused of a boomerang attack on the UK Government’s deficit plans after citing the same academic who criticised independence, the Scottish Conservatives said today

Ruth reacts to EU referendum

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has welcomed news a referendum on Britain’s place in the EU will take place on June 23