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McInnes calls on SNP Ministers to protect Scots from revenge porn

Scottish Liberal Democrat Justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP today called on SNP Ministers to help protect Scots from so-called ‘revenge porn’.

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5000 children treated for alcohol-related injury or illness

Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that young people will pay the price for Scotland's failure to tackle problem drinking after new figures showed almost 5000 young people aged 10 – 18 have been treated for alcohol-related injury or illness in the last 3 years.

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Urgent action needed to tackle early years care problems

Scottish Liberal Democrats have urged Scottish ministers to hold a mirror up to their own efforts to tackle child poverty following damning criticism of its approach to and provision of early years care in the second ‘State of the Nation’ report into social mobility and child poverty today.

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Weapons and drugs figures show challenge facing prison service

Scottish Liberal Democrat Justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP today said new figures showing an increase in the number of drug and weapons confiscations in Scottish prisons underline the scale of the challenge facing prison service staff as they work to keep inmates safe.

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Moore: we need real change for Scotland

Speaking in the House of Commons debate today on devolution following the referendum, Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Michael Moore urged MPs to come together to deliver real change for Scotland.

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Armed officer consultation an exercise in Police bureaucracy

Scottish Liberal Democrat Justice spokesperson Alison McInnes MSP today encouraged the SPA to enable all Scots to participate in a public consultation on the decision to allow the deployment of armed police on routine duties, following concerns the consultation is “inaccessible, needlessly comple...

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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