Local MSP Finlay Carson has written to Health Secretary Shona Robison calling for an independent, root and branch review of health provision in the region.
The Scottish Government must urgently embark on a new drugs strategy after figures revealed deaths had doubled in the past decade.
Children across Scotland achieved their exam results “in spite of Scotland’s schools system, not because of it”.
A bill to introduce Frank’s Law – a guarantee that under 65s with conditions like dementia receive free personal care – has been officially lodged.
Scotland’s farm payments crisis won’t be sorted until 2018 “at the earliest”, a damning report into the scandal has revealed.
Scotland’s farming communities are owed an apology from the First Minister and her rural affairs secretary over the latest CAP fiasco, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
The SNP Government has been accused of a ‘cover up’ by the Scottish Conservatives over a report into its failed IT system used to process CAP payments.
Galloway and West Dumfries MSP Finlay Carson has hailed today’s UK Conservative manifesto as a plan “that delivers for Scotland’s rural communities”.