Holyrood News

Trams snub as 75% of spaces go unfilled

One of Scotland’s most expensive and high-profile transport systems is running at just 25 per cent capacity, new figures have revealed.

Research by the Scottish Conservatives has shown that, on average, three-quarters of the space on Edinburgh’s trams network is unfilled.

SNP choose to close cleft lip and palate surgery

The SNP Government has been slammed for closing the East of Scotland cleft lip and palate surgery unit in Edinburgh.

It means that all cleft lip and palate surgeries will now be centralised in Glasgow, meaning patients will have longer and costlier journeys to receive treatment.