The Vow: Delivered - and more!

The Smith Commission has outlined bold new home rule tax and welfare powers for Scotland. The Scottish Liberal Democrats have led the campaign for more powers from the beginning. We argued for more powers and won the case within the Smith Commission. Read more

Rennie welcomes fall in unemployment

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said that Scottish Liberal Democrat will urge the SNP to keep their eye on the ball and do what they can to boost jobs and growth.

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Too many still facing long cancer treatment waits

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that sluggish improvements in performance against cancer waiting times targets mean that too many patients are still facing long waits to begin treatment within 62 days of urgent referral.

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Referendum legacy must be reinvigorated democracy

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that the real legacy of the referendum experience must be a reinvigorated democracy.  

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Action needed to cut cost of reoffending

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that SNP ministers must be unrelenting in their efforts to drive down the £3bn cost of reoffending to Scotland each year.

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Hume lauches bid to protect children from second hand smoke in cars

South of Scotland MSP Jim Hume has today formally launched his bid to stop smoking in cars with children present. The Scottish Liberal Democrat has now formally introduced a member’s bill, which, if passed, could see smokers hit with a £100 fine if they are caught smoking in their car whilst chil...

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Proud day for equality in Scotland

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said that today marks a proud day for equality, as same-sex couples in civil partnerships can marry in Scotland.

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Our People

The Scottish Liberal Democrats are working hard to create a stronger economy in a fairer society. In the coalition government we have cut income tax, increased the state pension, created more jobs, helped more apprentices get into work, improved childcare and are working to keep Scotland in the UK. Read more