Holyrood News

Attainment gap increases for school leavers

The Scottish Government has today released the Summary Statistics for Attainment and Initial School Leaver Destinations publication today, which shows that the attainment gap between the most and least deprived students going to on to university has increased to 35.9 percent.

SNP budget fails Scotland

The Scottish Conservatives have voted against the SNP’s budget, as it will widen the tax gap with the rest of the United Kingdom, impose a Car Park Tax, increase council taxes and reduce local government budgets.

SNP and Greens widen tax gap

The Scottish Conservatives have voted against the Rates Resolution in the Scottish Parliament today.

SNP’s broken promise on income tax

The Scottish Conservatives today highlighted the SNP’s broken promise on income tax during the Holyrood debate on the Rates Resolution.

Car Park Tax subject to VAT

The SNP’s Car Park Tax is facing yet more criticism as the Scottish Conservatives reveal that, if passed on to employees, the tax would be subject to VAT.