"I am grateful to the SNP for recognising the success of the UK economy despite the drastic fall in oil price" was the response from Conservative candidate Jamie Greene after local MSP Kenneth Gibson was quoted as welcoming figures which showed record levels of employment in Scotland.
Scottish Conservative candidate for Cunninghame North and West Scotland Region, Jamie Greene, urges voters to back a credible opposition to the SNP in May and to think carefully about the dismal record of the SNP government.
Local Conservative candidate for Cunninghame North and the West Scotland region has claimed that many pupils from poorer backgrounds are slipping through the funding net leading to concerns that the SNP are not doing enough to close the attainment gap.
Jamie Greene, local Conservative candidate has criticised the SNP over new figures showing a rise in people living in temporary accommodation after Scottish government data released shows that the number of children in temporary accommodation has increased since last year.
The Scottish Conservatives have begun the election year by publishing a new paper on ways to improve state school education in Scotland. The paper – entitled ‘The Gold Standard – a world class education for every child’ – sets out a series of new policies which will feed into the party’s 2016 election manifesto this year.
Scottish ministers should make an emergency parliamentary statement on how they plan to spend funding to help flood hit areas in Ayrshire, according to local Scottish Conservative candidate Jamie Greene.
As we move into 2016, may we wish you a happy and prosperous New Year from all of us at the North Ayrshire & Arran Association! You can watch Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson's New Year message here.
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