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

Assurances needed over new national road crime body

Scottish Liberal Democrats have raised concerns about the SNP’s centralisation juggernaut after it was revealed Scotland’s national police force has created of a new central body charged with overseeing the force’s approach to road safety and road crime. The Road Safety Governance Board, chaired...

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Alex Salmond has broken word to Scottish people over second independence referendum claims

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has said that Alex Salmond has broken his word to the Scottish people with his claims that he thinks there will be a second referendum on independence. In an interview with the Times, Mr Salmond said he now believed there would be another referendum...

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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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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