Local News

Four wasted years under Labour and SNP on Edinburgh City Council

Revealing the Conservative Group’s alternative budget proposals for 2016/17, Conservative Finance Spokesman Cllr Iain Whyte revealed the shocking levels of inefficiency and political mismanagement of the Council that show that service cuts aren’t necessary and better quality services are possible.

James McMordie selected for Edinburgh East

Local members of the Edinburgh Conservative and Unionist Association have selected James McMordie as their candidate for the Edinburgh East constituency at the 2015 General Election.

Swinney’s 10% tax an ‘assault on aspiration’

The Scottish Government has announced a replacement to stamp duty that will see people buying homes over £250,000 hit with a 10 per cent tax, hitting Edinburgh hardest.In what Scotland’s first tax-making decision in more than 300 years, the SNP has chosen to hit people seeking to buy family homes, particularly in the center of the capital, where the average house price is £262,000.

@EdinburghTories

We have set up a new Twitter account for the local association from where you will be kept up to date with our campiganing and events across the city. Please follow us @EdinburghTories.

Lindsay Paterson selected for Edinburgh West

Local members of the Edinburgh Conservatives have selected Lindsay Paterson as their candidate for the Edinburgh West constituency at the 2015 General Election.