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The only way Ed Miliband can get into power

With Labour facing wipeout in Scotland, the only way Ed Miliband can get into power is with the SNP propping him up.That would leave him at the mercy of their demands - and you'd pay for them with more taxes, more borrowin

Why won't they rule out a deal with the SNP?

Why won't Ed Miliband and his team rule out working with the SNP?The answer is clear: with Labour facing wipeout in Scotland, Ed Miliband has to be propped up by the SNP to get into power.We'll all pay for the SNP's de

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.

Huge boost in employment and the economy for Scotland

Unemployment in Scotland has plummeted again – with the rate now 0.5 per cent lower than the rest of the UK, figures published today have revealed.The number of those out of work dropped in the last three months by a further 40,000, meaning unemployment is now at 5.5 per cent.

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.