Holyrood News

SNP priced out of function room hire... by the SNP

The SNP’s business rates hike has been slammed by its own party, after a nationalist north east branch was priced out of a hotel it’s been using since the 1970s.

The Banff Springs Hotel in Aberdeenshire has been hit with a £50,000 rates rise thanks to Scottish Government changes.

SNP must stop dodging gypsy-traveller problems

The SNP Government has today been accused of “dodging” questions on laws regarding unauthorised gypsy-traveller encampments.

Scottish Conservative MSP Peter Chapman again raised the issue at Holyrood during topical questions on Justice and the Law.

Yet another SNP farm payment blunder

Farmers have been let down by yet another payment blunder by the Scottish Government, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing has admitted.


No farmers on SNP's land commission

The SNP’s commission on land reform has been criticised by the Scottish Conservatives for having “no real farmers” involved.

SNP have turned their back on rural Scotland

The SNP have turned their backs on rural Scotland, the Scottish Conservatives have said today.


Peter Chapman, Shadow Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy and Connectivity, said in a parliament debate that rural communities have been taken for granted by the Scottish Government.