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Craig Hoy selected for Haddington and Lammermuir by-election

Craig Hoy has been selected as the Scottish Conservative and Unionist candidate for the Haddington and Lammermuir by-election due to take place on the 9th of May.

A Haddington resident, Craig started in journalism, first working for the BBC before setting up several publications including Holyrood Magazine.

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.

Cockenzie Power Station decision 'farcical'

Local Councillor for the Preston, Seton and Gosford ward, Councillor Lachlan Bruce, has responded with disappointment to the decision of the Scottish Government to grant approval for Red Rock to build on the site of the former Cockenzie Power Station.

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.