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Holyrood praise for Borders Deaf and Hard of Hearing network

Jim Hume, Scottish Liberal Democrat MSP for South Scotland, has today secured praise from Health Secretary Alex Neil for the work of the Borders Deaf and Hard of Hearing Network.

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New hospital food plans a victory for patients

Scottish Liberal Democrats have welcomed long overdue measures announced by the Scottish Government today to improve the nutritional value of food in Scotland’s hospitals.

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Hume warns hospitals could reach breaking point

Scottish Liberal Democrats have raised concerns that hospitals across Scotland could reach breaking point this winter after a new study into hospital capacity found that more than 3,000 patients had to be treated in the wrong department throughout the summer months.

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Rennie hits out at Alex Salmond’s illiberal attack on BBC

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has criticised an attack on the BBC by outgoing First Minister Alex Salmond, in which he claimed that the BBC did not understand the difference between a public service broadcaster and a state broadcaster.

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Alex Salmond trying to rewrite history on RBS

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has accused Alex Salmond of trying to rewrite history after he claimed that he could have saved RBS from the banking crisis in 2008.

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New First Minister must keep eye on the ball

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie has the new SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon must keep her eye firmly on the ball in efforts to improve failing day to day services as she prepares to formally take up the role of First Minister next week.

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Rennie welcomes employment boost

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie MSP has said that Liberal Democrats are building a stronger economy and a fairer society after new employment figures published today showed that a record 2.6million Scots are in work, with unemployment continuing to fall.

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Moore's aid Bill moves to report stage

Scottish Liberal Democrat MP Michael Moore’s Private Members Bill on International Development Aid passed through its next stage at the House of Commons today.

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More detail needed in child protection plan

Scottish Liberal Democrats have called for reassurances that newly qualified social workers are being adequately supported in their role as the Scottish Government seeks to strengthen the protection of children from Child Sexual Exploitation.

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Alison McInnes MSP: no room for complacency on human rights

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