Ruth Davidson has signalled that the North Sea oil and gas industry could be close to securing a £1trillion boost from the UK Government.
Calls for a second independence referendum would be “against the majority wishes”, the Scottish Conservative leader has said.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has called for “meaningful action" from the SNP government to help north-east firms hit by massive increases in business rates.
A row has erupted over Scottish Conservative Leader Ruth Davidson’s pledge to ensure the north-east is at the front of the queue for future UK investment in energy research.
This week is a vital one for the North Sea, and the thousands who depend on it for their jobs.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson accused the SNP under former first minister Alex Salmond of trying to “con” people over oil revenues during the referendum campaign.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson yesterday insisted there is a "real future for the north-east" - and called on UK and Scottish Governments to pull together to help weather tumbling oil prices.
We all know the tough times facing the north-east. The continuing slump in the oil price is presenting this area with perhaps its biggest challenge since drilling began 40 years ago. The truth is that we are at a crossroads, and I think it can now go one of two ways.
Ruth Davidson has pledged to ensure the north-east is at the “front of the queue” for a share of any new UK Government investment in energy research.