Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has today said that the SNP is in disarray as the First Minister has tried to decouple the upcoming general election from independence.
Nicola Sturgeon is taking Scots for fools. That is the view of the Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats. Willie Rennie made the comments after the First Minister said the general election was not about independence.
Responding to new research from the FSB showing that two thirds of Scottish small employers with EU workers are concerned about future skills shortages, Scottish Liberal Democrats have warned that Brexit is bogging down small businesses.
As Holyrood is set to debate the controversial rape clause today, Scottish Liberal Democrat social security spokesperson Caron Lindsay said:
Opposition parties are ignoring the Brexit elephant in the room the Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said today. The comments come as Nicola Sturgeon and Jeremy Corbyn address the Scottish Trades Union Congress (STUC) in Aviemore with neither party putting Brexit to the front of their address despite the fact that Brexit will have a huge impact on workers’ rights and social standards.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today said that the victory of Emmanuel Macron in the first round of French presidential election shows that liberalism across Europe is fighting back against the politics of hate and division.
Following on from Tim Farron’s comments today on ruling out a coalition deal with Labour or the Conservatives, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said:
On a visit to Dundee today, Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said that heartlands for the SNP like Dundee are prone to Lib Dem scalps.
Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has today declared that momentum has given the Liberal Democrats the upper hand in the snap general election.
Since the announcement on Tuesday of a snap election 8,000 people have joined the party with membership more than double than what it was before the election in 2015. The party also raised £500,000 in just 48 hours.