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The Media Centre is the place to catch up on all the latest news from the Scottish Liberal Democrats. All our latest press statements, articles and speeches can be viewed below.

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Conference on the new Scotland will help heal referendum divisions

“This referendum has sometimes been a divisive experience that has split the country, families and communities. It is important that we come together after so that we can maximise the opportunities and deal constructively with the consequences of the result."

Obesity figures illustrate health challenge clearly

Scottish Liberal Democrats have said that figures on childhood obesity published today serve as a timely reminder of the challenges facing the nation’s health.

Charles Kennedy: Why our destiny must lie in the direction of the F-word

Charles Kennedy writes on a federal future with a stronger Scotland within the UK.

Campbell and Brett to launch North East Fife youth jobs challenge

Sir Menzies Campbell MP and local Fife councillor Tim Brett today urged businesses in North East Fife to get behind efforts to provide 100 local young people with the chance to gain work experience through apprenticeships or training opportunities.

Debt increase shows need for student support

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called on the Scottish Government tomake sure support is available for students after it emerged student debt is rising far more sharply in Scotland than the rest of the UK.

Eid message from Willie Rennie MSP

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has wished all of those celebrating the end of Ramadan best wishes for Eid-al-Fitr.

Lib Dems begin final leg of grassroots stronger Scotland campaign

Scottish Liberal Democrats are to begin the final leg of their grassroots campaign to build a stronger Scotland within the UK as campaigns mark 50 days until the referendum.

Rennie welcomes strong UK GDP figures

"This must be a difficult day for the doom-mongers. The steady economic recovery continues thanks to a combination of the hard work and ingenuity of the country and the economic plan delivered by this government."

Mike Rumbles selected in Aberdeenshire West

Scottish Liberal Democrats in the North East have this week selected local resident Mike Rumbles to be their candidate for the Aberdeenshire West constituency at the next Scottish Parliamentary elections to be held in 2016.

Commonwealth Games set to be Glasgow's finest hour

Leader of the Scottish Liberal Democrats Willie Rennie has said that the opening of the Commonwealth Games this evening stands to serve as one of Glasgow’s finest hours as the city commences two weeks of sporting events, with more than 4,500 athletes from across the Commonwealth expected to take part.