Earlier this year I led a summit which brought together medical professionals, NHS management, charities and campaigners to discuss the serious challenges facing mental health services in Scotland.
And we should be clear: the challenges we face are substantial.
After an eighteen month-long campaign by the Scottish Liberal Democrats, the SNP has finally conceded defeat and adopted Liberal Democrat proposals for the abolition of so-called consensual stop and search.
A new report from UNISON on the sinking morale of staff across Scotland’s colleges leaves no doubt; the SNP's college cuts have cast a long shadow over the sector.
Further education should be a place of opportunity, which is why the Scottish Liberal Democrats believe that college sector investment is key to enabling people in Scotland to get on in life.