SturgEoN must give assurances to Perth based SSE

Mid-Scotland and Fife MSPs, Murdo Fraser and Liz Smith, have warned that the creation of a new Scottish Government backed public energy supplier could put jobs at SSE HQ in Perth under pressure.

Living Wage helps 300,000 out of low pay

The number of workers on low pay in the UK has fallen by more than 300,000 following the Conservatives’ introduction of the national living wage, a think tank says.

“Substantial interest” in Public Meeting on NHS Tayside


Mid-Scotland and Fife MSPs, Liz Smith and Murdo Fraser are confident of a good turnout at next week’s public meeting on the future of clinical services at NHS Tayside following substantial interest from constituents.

David Gauke Conference Speech

“In 2010, our economy faced a crisis. 
We were borrowing more than at any time in our peace time history.
Unemployment had risen by nearly 850,000 in the previous two years, we had just under 4 million workless households. 

Ruth Davidson: ‘Unite and fight’

Thank-you conference.
It’s great to be here in Manchester. Or as I call it, the Southern powerhouse.
I want to talk to you about the general election. In fact, I want to talk to you about two of them.
The first one - two years ago.