Holyrood News

Mental health staff numbers drop ‘significantly’

The number of mental health professionals working in Scotland’s NHS has dropped significantly, despite SNP pledges to make the issue a priority.

Figures released today show there were 269 fewer workers in 2018 than the previous year.

MSP slams the SNP for voting against higher anti-social behaviour fines

Last week, the SNP voted against the Scottish Conservatives plan to punish more serious antisocial behaviour with tougher on-the-spot fines.

This is a clear demonstration of Nicola Sturgeon’s soft-touch approach to crimes like vandalism and disorderly drunken behaviour.

The SNP wants to tax parking at work

Taxing people hundreds of pounds to park at their place of work is part of an SNP triple-tax bombshell outlined in this week’s Scottish budget.