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.
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Political consensus has been thin on the ground in Britain of late.
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.
John Swinney has come under fire after it emerged 112 Scottish schools have classes where at least three different qualifications are being taught by the same teacher.
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.
Nicola Sturgeon has urged Remainers to vote for the SNP in next week's EU elections even if they are against Scottish independence.
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”.
Politicians from all parties must “up their game” to help support young people who do not attend university, Ruth Davidson has said.
Ruth Davidson has made her pitch to be Scotland’s next first minister, pledging to bring about a “blue-collar revolution” that would get the country “on the right track”.
Ruth Davidson has made her pitch to be Scotland’s next first minister – pledging to bring about a “blue collar revolution” that would get the country “on the right track”.
Theresa May last night failed to guarantee that the UK would leave the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP) by the December 2020 deadline.
Ruth Davidson will insist Scotland does not need independence to thrive as she sets out her positive vision for the country’s future.
An ally of Boris Johnson has denied claims he was prevented from appearing at the Scottish Conservative conference.
Ruth Davidson has said she will back whoever will champion Scotland as the next Conservative leader when Theresa May steps down.
Theresa May will today announce UK Government backing for a multi-million pound Aberdeen underwater engineering hub to help the oil industry diversify into green energy.
Ruth Davidson has said her return to politics after maternity leave will “fire the starting gun” for the 2021 Holyrood elections.
The next prime minister should continue to say no to another referendum on independence, Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has said.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson said she has “plenty to aim at” when she returns to work this week, amid a reignited independence debate and Brexit stalemate.
On my first day back after maternity leave, my greatest achievement was probably buying a suffragette bath duck from the Commons shop as a gift for my daughter.
Ruth Davidson has given birth to a baby boy.
A north academic who has helped police to catch sexual predators has revealed her own experience of abuse as a child.
The unhappiness of young girls is a tragedy and a crisis. We have created a social structure which is unduly tough on adolescents, for no obvious purpose. The young were once under pressure to find work, marry or help the family – as these old economic forces die away, so Scotland should reinvent childhood.
A new poll has found a rise in support for the SNP and predicted the party would win back many of the seats it lost at last year’s UK general election.
The Duchess of Sussex appears alongside Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson and singer Dua Lipa in Vogue magazine’s inaugural guide to Britain’s 25 most influential and aspirational female figures.
Michael Gove has revealed that he believes Brexit has strengthened unionism and forced the “nationalist threat” from the SNP into retreat.
Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has announced she is pregnant and expecting her first child with partner Jen Wilson.