Hypocrisy is an overused word but, when describing the runners and riders in this Tory leadership contest, it is a struggle to find one more fitting.
The number of schools where pupils are taking an average of six subjects or fewer in S4 has increased by more than 250% since education reforms in the Curriculum for Excellence were introduced, the Tories have claimed.
Frontrunners in the Tory leadership race insisted they could somehow succeed where Theresa May failed in striking a better Brexit deal with Brussels.
Boris Johnson has claimed only he can see off both Nigel Farage and Jeremy Corbyn as he urged Tory MPs and party members to make him their next leader and prime minister.
Sajid Javid’s campaign to be the next prime minister has received a boost with an endorsement from Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson.
Ruth Davidson and John Swinney have joined forces to back calls for a change to the charity lottery fundraising limit.
Ruth Davidson has said she fears a second EU referendum could set a precedent in Scotland.
The Conservatives and Labour are languishing in joint-fourth place in Scotland, according to a new European election poll.
Scotland could benefit from an economic boost if further referendums on independence and Brexit are ruled out, Ruth Davidson has said.
Ruth Davidson has described the council elections as a “plague on both your houses” as she urged MPs to agree on a Brexit vision in the run-up to the European ballot.
Ruth Davidson has hailed a Conservative victory in a council by-election as a “fantastic result”.